Approval to Connect to Drainage Infrastructure, Sewer Works or Water Supply - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to connect a waste water inlet to licensed sewerage works; connect or disconnect a drainage asset on land with licensed drainage works; or connect to the water supply outlet or pipe of a licensed water service. An approval may be granted even if the connection has already been made.

Sewerage works involves the collection, treatment and disposal of waste water by means of pipes and channels. Drainage assets may include:

  • drains
  • wetlands
  • swales
  • infiltration devices
  • devices for litter
  • sediment or water quality management
  • floodgates
  • pumping stations
  • culverts.

Please note that the relevant water services licensee may be the WA Water Corporation, your local council or a private corporation. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on this licence or to find out who your relevant water services licensee is.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees for this approval vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Connect to Drainage Infrastructure, Sewer Works or Water Supply - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
Water

Act(s) name

Water Services Act 2012 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Water Services Regulations 2013 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Head Office
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
Water

Operating address:
The Atrium
Level 4
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
LOCKED BAG 33
Cloisters Square Po, Western Australia 6850

Phone:

08 6364 7000

Fax:

08 6364 7001

Website:

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