Water Drilling Licence - Northern Territory

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to drill for water.

There are 3 classes of licence which authorise drilling in different aquifer systems. An aquifer is a geological structure or an artificial land-fill capable of being permanently or intermittently filled with water.

You may apply for the following classes of licence:

  • a class 1 licence is restricted to drilling operations in single non-flowing aquifer systems
  • a class 2 licence operates in class 1 conditions and permits drilling in multiple non-flowing aquifer systems
  • a class 3 licence operates in class 2 conditions and permits drilling operations in flowing aquifer systems, unless restricted to exclude systems in the Great Artesian Basin.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must obtain a Registered Number from the Agency.

Duration

Five 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

Other resources

Application process

Lodge

Please submit your completed application form with supporting documentation outlined on the form.

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)