Recharge Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this licence if you intend to construct, operate or alter works for the purpose of increasing the quantity of accessible groundwater in the Australian Capital Territory. This licence is issued to ensure the groundwater environment is protected.

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 licence you must:

  • Complete the application form;
  • Submit all relevant documentation; and
  • Pay any fees.

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



As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $166.70 -
Apply Licence All $432.30

Annual administration fee.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Recharge Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Water Resources Act 2007 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Water Resources Regulation 2007 ACT

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.


This licence in not transferable.

Administering agency

Environment and Planning Directorate


Contact details

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

Enquiries, Water Regulation Unit


Environment and Planning Directorate

Operating address: Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis St
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Phone: 13 22 81
Phone: 02 6207 1923