Water Extraction Licence - Northern Territory

Description

You may need this licence if you intend to take surface water or groundwater in a water control district, and you do not have direct access to the water source. Surface water is water stored in dams and tanks. Groundwater is water from below the surface of the ground and includes water from a bore or aquifer.

The following districts are water control districts:

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

This licence will allow you to take water using a bore or river pump system.

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

A permit is valid for 10 years unless otherwise agreed.

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

Approval time

It may take three to four months to process your licence application.

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.

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

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