Sewage (or wastewater) is used or spent water from domestic, commercial and industrial sources. Domestic wastewater or sewage comes from sinks, baths, showers, toilets and washing machines in our homes.
The City of Gold Coast collects and treats sewage to produce recycled water, before discharging what has not been re-used. We ensure it is treated to a high standard which meets or exceeds the Department of Environment and Science environmental licence requirements, before discharge.
Download the Sewage treatment process fact sheet for more information.
Protect your home by being aware of what can and cannot go down your sink or toilets.Sewage blockages and overflows