Water and wastewater services for Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Waste services

From tankered waste and trade effluent services to our biosolid fertiliser for agriculture and land reclamation, we have your business waste needs covered

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Safety and site check list

  • Drivers must adhere to the site speed limit and any one way system
  • The Emergency assembly points are displayed on the notice board in the waste acceptance area. If you hear a fire alarm within your area of work please evacuate to the nearest assembly point. If you encounter a fire raise the alarm by pressing the nearest ‘Break Glass’ fire alarm or shout ‘fire’ and evacuate the area immediately
  • First Aid: The site has First Aid cover during opening hours. First aiders are shown on the notice board in the waste acceptance area. A first aid kit is also available within this area
  • All drivers of tankered trade waste must report to the site office on arrival, so a Southern Water member of staff can supervise the discharge
  • Tankers delivering trade waste shall be directed to the correct discharge point
  • All drivers must supply three samples from each load before discharging. Southern Water personnel will oversee this operation. Cesspool/septic tank waste samples shall be taken at random
  • The following Personal Protective Equipment must be worn at all times on site:
- Protective clothing for the legs, arms and upper torso
- High visibility jackets or tabards
- Toe protective boots
- Gloves
- Face shield during discharge as directed
  • Eating, drinking and smoking are forbidden on site. Mess rooms may be used if agreed
  • The driver must be in attendance during the discharge. Discharging must cease if the driver leaves the vehicle
  • Whilst on site, tanker drivers are under the supervision of a Southern Water designated person and should follow any instructions given by that person. Passengers not associated with the waste must stay within the vehicle whilst on site
  • All drivers must ensure end caps are in place on vehicle suction and discharge lines after discharge. Any spillages must be reported and dealt with and the vehicle must be washed down to remove any contamination before leaving site.
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