Approval to Store Animal Sewage or Install Septic Tanks Near a Production Well - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you are located in an Underground Water Pollution Control Area and intend to do any of the following activities within 100 metres of a productive well:

  • store animal manure or sewage sludge
  • install or operate septic tanks, leach drains, soakwells and other apparatus for the disposal of liquid trade waste.

A production well is a well owned and operated by the Water Corporation, from which groundwater is extracted for the public water supply.

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 Store Animal Sewage or Install Septic Tanks near a Production Well - 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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