Category Archives: Media Releases

BUILDING STANDARD WILL KILL LOCAL BUSINESSES SAYS SECTOR BODY July 1, 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               MR 0720-2 The incoming standard for domestic wastewater treatment systems will send small businesses in Queensland to the wall and hand a $1 billion market to big, old technology players, according to the National On-site Provider’s Association. NOPA, which represents a growing sector […]

WASTEWATER INDUSTRY WANTS BLOCK ON BUILDING STANDARD AS AIRBORNE COVID-19 RESEARCH GROWS June 15, 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MR 0620-5 The National On-Site Providers Association (NOPA), representing on-site wastewater treatment suppliers, has called for states to halt their adoption of a current standard for domestic wastewater treatment, to help halt viral outbreaks. The central standard for on-site, domestic […]

June 15, 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MR 0620-4 The National On-Site Providers Association, representing on-site wastewater treatment suppliers, has raised concerns about the public health risks of above ground effluent dispersal as questions to the Queensland Government are ignored. NOPA contacted the office of the Health Minister and Deputy Premier Dr. Stephen Miles on May 25, […]