Private Irrigation District Approval - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to form a new private irrigation district.

If you are the landholder of lands that are being worked as 3 or more holdings (property owned), you may apply for the constitution of those lands:

  • As a private water supply district; or
  • As a private water supply and irrigation district.

Please be aware that different landholders with separate holdings can apply.

Please note that as part of the approval process you have to provide details of any water use approvals connected to the lands within the proposed private irrigation district. You also need to provide the quantity of water proposed to be taken annually.

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

All private irrigation districts must create a Private Irrigation Board to manage the district.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Private Irrigation District Approval - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Water Management Act 2000 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Industry

NSW Department of Primary Industries

NSW Office of Water

Contact details

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

General Enquiries, Water Licensing

NSW Office of Water

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Industry

Operating address: Level 10,
Macquarie Tower
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124
Mailing address: Locked Bag 5123
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124
Toll Free: 1800 353 104
Phone: 02 8281 7777
Fax: 02 8281 7799
Email: water.enquiries@dpi.nsw.gov.au