Newman Liquid Waste Facility

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The acceptance and disposal of liquid waste is governed by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation.  The Environmental Protection (Controlled Waste) Regulations 2004 (the Regulations) provide for the licensing of waste facilities, carriers, drivers and vehicles involved in transporting controlled waste on roads in Western Australia. 

For information regarding the disposal of liquid waste at the Newman Landfill please call the Shire of East Pilbara, Infrastructure Services - Waste on (08) 9175 8000. 

For information including fact sheets, fees and guidelines regarding the transportation of liquid waste, please contact the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation. 

Transport drivers are responsible for off-loading the material and will not be assisted by Shire of East Pilbara staff or machinery. 

The landfill is audited and licensed annually by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation. There is legislated acceptance criteria for all landfills in Western Australia and this information is available from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation.