Government of New Brunswick


An initial approval to construct and annual approvals to operate are issued following an extensive review of the project. Auditing occurs on a regular basis to ensure compliance.


All operators of communal wastewater treatment facilities.


The release of treated effluent from communal wastewater treatment facilities is regulated in order to protect public health and improve the quality of water in the province. Depending on the sensitivity of the receiving water, varying degrees of treatment are used.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:


Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
Approval (per year)110.002005-04-01