Permission to Use a State Observation Bore - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to take water from a State Observation Bore that is located on your property. A State Observation Bore is used to monitor the level, quality and quantity of groundwater.

As the owner of occupier of the land, you have the right to take water, free of charge, from a state observation bore located on your property for domestic or stock use.

However, before exercising this right, you must first obtain the written permission of the responsible Agency.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for further information on requirements for this permission.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Water

Act(s) name

Water Act 1989 (Victoria)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Water

Operating address:
8 Nicholson Street
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002
Mailing address:
PO BOX 500
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002

Other:

13 61 86

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