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Regulated Water System Registration - City of Canada Bay Council - New South Wales

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to either:

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

Please note that you must complete this registration within one month of occupying the premises or having the new system installed.

The Public Health Act requires that all water cooling and warm water systems are registered with the local 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 -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Comply Inspection All $198.00

Fee per system. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 2010 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2022 New South Wales

Administering agency

City of Canada Bay Council

Contact details

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

Supporting information