** Scheduled maintenance **

We’ll be updating this tool between 7 am and 11 am on 20 July 2024 (AEST). During this time, this website will be unavailable

Regulated Water System Registration - Canterbury-Bankstown Council - New South Wales

Description

You need this registration to either:

  • occupy a premises that has a water cooling system or warm water system
  • install a water cooling system or warm water system in a premises that you occupy.

Legislation requires that all water cooling and warm water systems are registered with the council due to the potential risks associated with legionnaires disease.

A water cooling system is a cooling tower, its associated equipment and pipe work. Cooling towers are most commonly used in air conditioning systems and refrigerators. A warm water system is one designed to heat and deliver water at a temperature of less than 60 degrees Celsius.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to adhere with council guidelines for health and safety standards.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Samples must be taken from a water cooling system at least once a month by a qualified professional and tested for the presence of legionella and heterotrophic colony count.

Each cooling tower must also display a unique identification number designated by the council.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $120.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Inspection All $184.00

Per unit. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Inspection All $79.00

Reinspection. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Miscellaneous All $245.00

Water sample analysis fee. Fees for 2023-24

Forms

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 2010 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2022 New South Wales

Administering agency

Canterbury-Bankstown Council

Contact details

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