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On this page you will find information bulletins, reports and commentary on technical issues produced by COTRA.

If you need further information or would like to discuss any of these issues, please contact us by email.

Well setback provisions in the BC Sewerage System Regulation (SSR)

In 2010 the SSR was amended to include prescriptive standards for well setbacks to sewerage systems and holding tanks.

The Minsitry of Health produced a rationale document supporting this decision.

COTRA has reviewed this and we have written the following response document:

Response and comment on SSR well setback rationale (pdf).

The Ministry has also made a draft policy statement on "grandfathering" of older systems, COTRA is currently working on a response to that draft and will post here when completed.