Licence to Take Groundwater - Northern Territory

Description

A licence may be required in order to take or use ground water other than for stock or domestic purposes. Beneficial uses include: Agriculture, Industry, Public water supply, Cultural, Industry, and Environment. Non-landowners will require the consent of the landowner to take water.

Criteria stipulating location and water quantities to be extracted may apply. Requirements within a Water Control District may vary.

Applicants are advised to consult with the Water Licensing Officer of the relevant region (Darwin, Katherine, Alice Springs) prior to applying.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

Up to 10 years but may exceed 10 years.

Fees

Nil

Act(s) name

Water Act 1992 NT

Additional information

Applications to be sent to the relevant region i.e. Darwin, Alice Springs, Katherine.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Contact details

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

Water Licensing Officer - Darwin

Operating address: 4th Floor, Goyder Building
25 Chung Wah Terrace
Palmerston NT 0830
Mailing address: PO Box 496
Palmerston NT 0831
Phone: 0889993660
Fax: 0889993666
Email: water.Licensing@nt.gov.au
Website: https://nt.gov.au/environment/water/water-resources-of-the-nt/contact-water-resources (Opens in new window)

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

Water Licensing Officer - Alice Springs

Operating address: AZRI Building
Stuart Highway South
Alice Springs NT 0871
Mailing address: PO Box 1120
Alice Springs NT 0871
Phone: 0889519215
Fax: 0889519268
Email: water.Licensing@nt.gov.au
Website: https://nt.gov.au/environment/water/water-resources-of-the-nt/contact-water-resources (Opens in new window)

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

Water Licensing Officer - Katherine

Operating address: 32 Giles Street
Katherine NT 0852
Mailing address: PMB 123
Katherine NT 0852
Phone: 0889738832
Fax: 0889738894
Email: water.Licensing@nt.gov.au
Website: https://nt.gov.au/environment/water/water-resources-of-the-nt/contact-water-resources (Opens in new window)