Water Licence - South Australia


This licence is required by all persons intending to take water from prescribed watercourses, underground water and surface water sources. Licences are issued with conditions stipulating water usage and management requirements.

Service type


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





Act(s) name

Natural Resources Management Act 2004 SA

Additional information

Contact the agency direct for application forms.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Water Resources Allocation Division

Contact details

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

Licensing Officer

Operating address: Level 2
25 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1047
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0884636876
Email: DEWNRwaterlicensing@sa.gov.au