Water Supply and Sewerage Services Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to own or operate water supply service or sewerage services in a licence area. Licence areas are limited to one single licence per area.

For each water supply or sewerage service within a licence area, the regulator may only grant a single licence for each of the relevant services provided. The regulator is not empowered to issue licences for service provision that takes place outside a water or sewerage licence area.

Licence holders must lodge an annual return and pay a licence fee each year.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a suitable person to hold a licence
  • be able to meet reasonably foreseeable obligations relating to providing water supply services or sewerage services.


Indefinite unless specified


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Approval time

Up to 2 months

Administering agency

Utilities Commission

Contact details

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

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