Cooling Tower and Warm Water Storage Systems Registration - Australian Capital Territory


You need to register your premises if you are the owner of a building that operates:

  • a specialised system
  • a warm water system or mechanical ventilation system that incorporates a cooling tower
  • an evaporative condenser
  • a process cooler
  • a closed circuit evaporative cooler
  • a warm water system in which water is stored or recycled at a temperature between 30 degrees Celsius and 55 degrees Celsius but does not include systems in domestic buildings or systems that utilise air cooling.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must be able to prove that the system is operated in accordance with current legislation.

You must notify the Agency if a test discloses unsatisfactory levels of legionella organisms in the system.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must submit quarterly water testing and maintenance records to the Agency.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $332.00 Per cooling tower or warm water storage system.
Renew Renewal All $332.00

Per cooling tower or warm water storage system.

Transfer Transfer All $81.00 -

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Health Protection Service

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Public Health Officers

Health Protection Service

Health Directorate

Australian Capital Territory
Operating address: Howard Florey Centenary House
25 Mulley Street
Holder, Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5005
Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory 2611
Phone: 02 5124 9700
Fax: 02 5124 5554
Website: Health Protection Service (Opens in new window)