Coopernook Sewage Treatment Plant

Environment Protection Licence #12583
The Coopernook sewage treatment plant Environment Protection Licence (#12583) specifies concentration limits for specific water quality parameters from treated effluent prior to discharge. These limits are not to be exceeded throughout the licence period occurring annually from 16th of April. Biological oxygen demand (BOD), total suspended solids (TSS), faecal coliforms (FC), pH, oil and grease are monitored during discharge events as a requirement of the licence. The relevant concentration limits are listed in table 1. To view effluent monitoring results click on the link Coopernook Effluent Results below.
Table 1.Coopernook effluent concentration limits for Biological Oxygen Demand, Total Suspended Solids, Faecal Coliforms, pH, Oil and Grease.

 

Coopernook STP
EPA I.D point No 1.
Discharge to waters
BOD
TSS
FC
pH
Oil & Grease
mg/L
mg/L
Cfu/100ml
mg/L
100%ile
Limit
30
30
200
6.5-8.5
10