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