Approval to Dispose of or Discharge Waste and Chemicals into Ground or Water - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you are in an Underground Water Pollution Control Area and intend to dispose of or discharge waste and chemicals onto or into the ground, or into any lake, swamp or drain. Waste and chemicals includes industrial wastes, chemicals, radioactive material, petroleum or petroleum products, polluted water, or refuse.

Underground Water Pollution Control Areas are generally declared in order to protect underground sources of fresh drinking water. A map showing the location of Underground Water Pollution Control Areas is available from the Agency. 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

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval to Dispose of or Discharge Waste and Chemicals into Ground or Water - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Water
Science and Planning
Water Assessment and Allocation

Act(s) name

Metropolitan Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Act 1909 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Metropolitan Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage By-laws 1981 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Water Licensing
Department of Water
Science and Planning
Water Assessment and Allocation


Operating address:
Level 2 3 Plain Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
PO BOX 6740
East Perth, Western Australia 6892

Phone:

1800508885
licence.enquiry@water.wa.gov.au

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