You will require this registration if you intend to cart water in bulk for resale to residents or businesses. A water carrier is defined as a person who supplies drinking water in bulk, other than pre-packaged drinking water or pre-packaged ice, via transportation in a water tank, whether or not for fee or reward.
This registration only covers water accessed from the regulated Agency and does not include cartage of privately owned water.
There are specific requirements and conditions for accessing water from the Agency's reticulation system. The Agency's network is divided into three regions (Northern, North Western and Southern). Each region differs in the protocols and procedures for obtaining access to water filling stations.
Water carriers must comply with all relevant guidelines, legislation and conditions of registration.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Application for Registration as a Water Carrier - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Public Health Act 1997 (Tasmania)
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