Private Irrigation District Approval - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to form a new private irrigation district.

If you are the landholder of lands that are being worked as 3 or more holdings (property owned), you may apply for the constitution of those lands:

  • As a private water supply district; or
  • As a private water supply and irrigation district.

Please be aware that different landholders with separate holdings can apply.

Please note that as part of the approval process you have to provide details of any water use approvals connected to the lands within the proposed private irrigation district. You also need to provide the quantity of water proposed to be taken annually.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

All private irrigation districts must create a Private Irrigation Board to manage the district.

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for further information on any eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Private Irrigation District Approval - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Office of Water

Act(s) name

Water Management Act 2000 (New South Wales)

Contact details

General Enquiries, Water Licensing
Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Office of Water


Operating address:
Level 10,
Macquarie Tower
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 5123
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124

Phone:

02 8281 7777

Phone:

1800 353 104

Fax:

02 8281 7799
water.enquiries@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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