Source Management Specialist network
The Source Management Specialist Network strives to facilitate wastewater source management and enhance the profile of the industry and its people through the promotion of communication and training as appropriate. 

This webpage provides information, background materials, articles, conference reports, opportunities and links about Source Management for members of AWA, Australia-wide.

This will be a dynamic website and be constantly changing as new information comes to hand. The committee relies on its users to help build the site so please send contributions and suggestions to

What is Source Management?

Wastewater source management is preventing, managing or influencing the introduction of contaminants that enter the sewerage system from trade waste premises, commercial premises, households or other sources to achieve the Five (5) Key Wastewater Input Management Objectives.

  • Safety of People
  • Protection of Assets (Pipes, Plant and Equipment)
  • Protection of Treatment Processes
  • Facilitation of Regulatory & Licence Compliance
  • Facilitation of Recycling

Ask your Source Management question!

You have a query about Source Management, its implementation, management, regulation or any other issues? 

Don't hesitate... Send an email to, your query will be forwarded to all committee members and those who are in the best position to answer will respond as soon as practicable.

Want to join the Source Management Specialist Network?

If you or a colleague would like to keep updated on the latest developments and events in Source Management, then join us! To join this network you must be an AWA member. 

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Source Management Online Community

Join the Source Management Online Community to share the latest news and communicate directly with like-minded members and specialist network committee members.
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