High Risk Manufactured Water System Registration - District Council of Peterborough - South Australia


You will need this registration if you own premises on which High Risk Manufactured Water Systems (HRMWS) are installed and operating. Each HRMWS must be separately registered.

High Risk Manufactured Water Systems include cooling water systems and warm water systems.

  • Cooling water systems are heat exchange systems that consists of a heat generating plant, a heat rejection plant, interconnecting water recirculating pipe work and associated pumps, valves and controls, and includes a cooling tower or evaporative condenser.
  • Warm water systems are reticulated water systems that distributes or recirculate warm water through the majority of its branches at a nominal temperature of 45 degrees Celsius by means of a temperature controlling device.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will be required to conduct monthly inspections of regulated systems and ensure that periodic preventative maintenance is performed as prescribed under the Legionella Regulations.


Registration is valid for 12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $40.50

Registration of the first system

Apply Application All $27.00

Registration for each subsequent system on the same premises

Apply Application All $678.00

Determination or approval

Apply Inspection All $162.00 Inspection of the first system
Apply Inspection All $108.00

Inspection for each subsequent system on the same premises

Renew Renewal All $20.40 -

Application process


You must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A proposed alternative decontamination procedure that will effectively kill Legionella in the system
  • That a robust Legionella testing program will be implemented to ensure the efficacy if a proposed alternative decontamination procedure
  • That the system in question is being operated and maintained in full compliance with the Legionella Regulations
  • That the system in question has been assessed for risks associated with poor flow and stagnation and that modifications have been made to address any identified risks.

Administering agency

District Council of Peterborough

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:

Environmental Health Officer

District Council of Peterborough

South Australia
Operating address: 108 Main Street
Peterborough, South Australia 5422
Mailing address: PO BOX 121
Peterborough, South Australia 5422
Phone: 08 8651 3566
Email: eho@peterborough.sa.gov.au
Website: District Council of Peterborough (Opens in new window)