Water Extraction Licence - Northern Territory

Description

You will 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.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

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.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Water Licensing Officer - Darwin

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Operating address: Level 4 , Goyder Building
25 Chung Wah Terrace
Palmerston NT 0830
Mailing address: PO Box 496
Palmerston NT 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 - Alice Springs

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

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 - Katherine

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Operating address: 32 Giles Street
Katherine, Northern Territory 0852
Mailing address: PRIVATE BAG 123
Katherine, Northern Territory 0852
Contact us other: 08 8951 9215
Email: water.Licensing@nt.gov.au
Contact us website: https://nt.gov.au/environment/water/water-resources-of-the-nt/contact-water-resources (Opens in new window)