Drinking Water Utility Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to supply drinking water to the public in the Australian Capital Territory. The supply of drinking water to the public has been declared to be a licensable public health risk activity.

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

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


Licences are issued for 1 year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $82360.00

Greater than 1 gigalitre of drinking water.

Apply Application All $823.00

20 megalitres or less of drinking water.

Renew Renewal All $82360.00

Greater than 1 gigalitre of drinking water.

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
Email: hps@act.gov.au
Website: Health Protection Service (Opens in new window)