It allows the discharge of trade effluent into the public sewer under enforceable conditions which control the volume and quality of the discharge.
There are three types of consent:
- Fixed discharge
- Temporary discharge
- Temporary multi-site discharge
You can apply for all three types of consents on the retailer portal on the G02 forms. You can find more information about each types of consent below.
Some substances are classed as hazardous and must be reported to the Environment Agency prior to a consent being awarded.
Breach of any consent condition is a criminal offence and may result in prosecution.