Bore Work Permit - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to construct or undertake work on water bores in a water control district. A water bore is a natural or constructed hole in the ground used to:

  • take or monitor groundwater
  • inject water to recharge an aquifer
  • dispose waste into groundwater.

This permit will allow you to undertake the following activities:

  • drill and construct a new or replacement bore
  • remove, replace, alter, slot or repair the casing, lining or screen of bore
  • alter or deepen a bore
  • decommission, plug, backfill or seal off a bore.

The following districts are water control districts:

  • Alice Springs
  • Daly Roper Beetaloo
  • Darwin rural
  • Gove
  • Great Artesian Basin
  • Tennant Creek
  • Ti Tree
  • Western Davenport.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Two years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please check with the agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Application process

Lodge

Please submit your completed application form with:

  • a scaled map showing the proposed location of your bore, key landmarks and a North point (new bore only).
  • your bore number (existing bore only).

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Water Licensing Officer - Darwin

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Northern Territory
Operating address: Goyder Building
Level 4
25 Chung Wah Terrace
Palmerston, Northern Territory 0830
Mailing address: PO BOX 496
Palmerston, Northern Territory 0831
Phone: 08 8999 3660
Fax: 08 8999 3666
Email: water.Licensing@nt.gov.au
Website: Water (Opens in new window)

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Water Licensing Officer - Katherine

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Northern Territory
Operating address: 32 Giles Street
Katherine, Northern Territory 0852
Mailing address: PRIVATE BAG 123
Katherine, Northern Territory 0852
Phone: 08 8951 9215
Email: water.Licensing@nt.gov.au
Website: Water (Opens in new window)

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Water Licensing Officer - Alice Springs

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Northern Territory
Operating address: AZRI Building
Stuart Highway South
Alice Springs NT 0871
Mailing address: PO Box 1120
Alice Springs NT 0871
Phone: 08 8951 9215
Fax: 08 8951 9268
Email: water.Licensing@nt.gov.au
Website: Water (Opens in new window)