BS 6297 gives recommendations and guidance on the design and installation of drainage fields and infiltration systems for use in wastewater treatment. BS 6297 is applicable to systems for handling discharges from domestic and commercial sources from single households and upwards. These sources are typically septic tanks and package treatment plants.
This Code of Practice gives general advice on good design and installation practices. Particular requirements are determined by local conditions. The recommendations are supplemented, as required, by specialist advice.
Who should use BS 6297?
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BS 6297 has been amended and replaces BS 6297:1983 which is now withdrawn.
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