Permit to Interfere with a Waterway - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to undertake any construction or alterations which may affect a waterway. This includes constructing a new waterway or changing an existing waterway's:

  • shape
  • volume, speed or direction of water flow
  • bed or bank stability.

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

The permit will be valid for the duration of the project.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please check with the agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Application process

Lodge

Please submit your completed application form with:

  • soil testing results
  • a survey of the storage area to work out dam capacity
  • a survey of biodiversity in the area (location dependent)
  • a hydrological report with a water balance study
  • engineering drawings detailing dam wall, spillway and outlet design
  • a geotechnical report with soil tests, the dam wall foundations, the ability of the dam to store water and any potential for leaks
  • an assessment of the downstream environment and vulnerability to flooding if the dam fails
  • an Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority clearance certificate.

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 - 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)

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)