Q-2, r. 22 - Regulation respecting waste water disposal systems for isolated dwellings

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52. Isolated dwelling without a pressurized water system: Where a privy serves an isolated dwelling which is not supplied by a pressurized water pipe and which is inhabited less than 180 days per year, grey water must be purified by a seepage pit built in accordance with the standards in paragraphs c and d of section 32, paragraphs c and d of section 34, section 35, and with the following standards:
(a)  the disposal site must be of high permeability or permeable soil;
(b)  the bedrock, underground water or any layer of impermeable or low permeability soil must be at least 1.2 m below the surface of the natural ground;
(c)  the seepage pit must be 1.2 m in diameter or 1 metre square and must be 60 cm deep;
(d)  the walls of the seepage pit must be built of
i.  unmortared concrete blocks in which steel rods are inserted;
ii.  unmortared stones between 15 and 30 cm in diameter; or
iii.  latticework wood beams.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 8, s. 52; O.C. 786-2000, s. 50.