Health (Temporary Sanitary Conveniences) Regulations 1997
Part 2-Standard and construction of temporary toilets

12/Mar/2004 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    20. Sewage storage tank

    (1) Where a temporary toilet is connected to a sewage storage tank, the tank is to be constructed and equipped in accordance with this regulation.

    (2) A sewage storage tank is to be moulded in one piece from material which is

    (a) impact and corrosion resistant;

    (b) impervious; and

    (c) finished to provide a smooth surface both internally and externally.

    (3) A sewage storage tank is to be constructed so that it does not leak.

    (4) A sewage storage tank is to have a minimum useable capacity of 200 l.

    (5) A sewage storage tank is to be vented through the roof of the unit by a vent pipe that

    (a) has a minimum diameter of 40 mm; and

    (b) is fitted with a cowl.

    (6) A sewage storage tank is to be fitted with a draw off point for the emptying of the tank.

    (7) Where the draw off point for a sewage storage tank is situated externally

    (a) it is to be fitted with a device to enable emptying of the tank without causing spillage; and

    (b) it is to be capable of being secured so that it cannot be tampered with or opened by a person who is not authorised to do so.



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