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How far away from the house does a septic tank have to be?  WES managing director and septic tank expert Mark Ward answers the frequently asked question as part of our ongoing Video FAQ series.

How far away from the house does a septic tank have to be? – Video Transcription

Mark Ward:

“The septic tank should be located a minimum of seven metres from the property or any habitable part of the dwelling. There are occasions when it is permitted to bring it closer if building control will allow it, but seven meters should be the minimum that’s aimed for.”

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