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Authorized PersonsOnly an authorized person can carry out maintenance, installation and site assessments on septic systems installed or upgraded after May 30, 2005. Authorized persons are defined under the Sewerage System Regulation as: Registered Practitioners or Professionals. The Sewerage System Regulation covers on-site wastewater systems which process sewage flow less than 22,700 litre.
Registered PractitionersRegistered Practitioners have completed an approved education and training program and are registered with the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC). Registered Practitioners are authorized to construct and maintain Type 1 and 2 systems under 9,100 L/day.
For a list of registered practitioners visit the ASTTBC Onsite Wastewater Registration Program.
ProfessionalsProfessionals are registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEG BC), and have been assessed for training and experience. Professionals have training in soil analysis and sewerage system construction and maintenance. They are authorized to construct and maintain, and supervise construction or maintenance of, all types of systems.
For a list of professionals visit Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEG BC).
All information is general in nature and is not intended to be used as a substitute for appropriate professional advice.
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Nanaimo Area: (250) 390-6560