Environmental Issues

Environment protection licences

Non-Compliance detail


  
Summary
 
Licence number: 20188
Annual Return Start: 25 Oct 2015
Annual Return End: 08 Jun 2016
Date Received: 08 Aug 2016
 
Licence Condition numberType of non-complianceEPA actionsNo. of times occurred
P1.2 EPL variation 02/05/16 required volume monitoring to be undertaken at outlet structure on Googong Creek (MP2), which was not in place when commissioning commenced. Monitoring already in place & volumes measured at MP3 Administrative non-compliance - licensee advised of required action 1
M7.1 EPL variation 02/05/16 required volume monitoring to be undertaken at outlet structure on Googong Creek (MP2), which was not in place when commissioning commenced. Monitoring already in place & volumes measured at MP3 Administrative non-compliance - licensee advised of required action 1
M2.2 EPL variation 02/05/16 required grab or in-situ monitoring; & weekly monitoring at MP3. 24-hr composite sampling already in place when commissioning commenced. 1 sample at MP3 not tested for faecal coliform. Non compliance discussed with EPA EPA to monitor future compliance with this condition 1
G3.1 EPL variation 02/05/16 requires signage at monitoring points. Not viable to install given location of many sites on public land. Non compliance discussed with EPA Administrative non-compliance - licensee advised of required action 1
L3.4 Exceed 90%ile concentration limit for Ammonia (3) & total Nitrogen (1) due to cold weather effect on bioreactor & increased operation of centrifuge returning centrate to bioreactor. Cold weather monitoring increased to daily. Appropriate Action taken by licensee 1
M8.1 New condition included in EPL variation 02/05/16 to record various details relating to dry/wet weather bypass events, however not all details were recorded for 2 events in May & June16 as procedures not in place. Administrative non-compliance - licensee advised of required action 3