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 $462.00

Registration and first inspection for warm water systems.

Apply Application All $69.50

Water cooling tower.

Apply Application All -

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

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Notification: Cooling Towers - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 2010 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2012 NSW

Administering agency

Wollongong City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Wollongong City Council

Operating address: 41 Burelli Street
Wollongong
NSW 2500
Mailing address: Locked Bag 8821
Wollongong
NSW 2500
Phone: 02 4227 7111
Fax: 02 4227 7277
Email: council@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
Website: Wollongong City Council (Opens in new window)