Regulated Water System Registration - New South Wales

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to:

  • Occupy a premises that has a water cooling system or warm water system; or
  • 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you will need to adhere to Council guidelines for health and safety standards. Please consult directly with the Council for information on any eligibility requirements specific to your registration.

Duration

As specified on the registration.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $123.00

Annual fee per tower.

Apply Inspection All $320.00

Water cooling tower inspection (per tower / sample).

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 2010 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2012 NSW

Administering agency

Blacktown City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Blacktown City Council

Operating address: 62 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown
NSW 2148
Mailing address: PO BOX 63
Blacktown, New South Wales 2148
Phone: 02 9839 6000
Fax: 02 9831 1961
Email: council@blacktown.nsw.gov.au
Website: Blacktown City Council (Opens in new window)