Water Resource Works Approval - South Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to construct, operate or maintain works for the purpose of taking water from a prescribed water resource. A water resource includes:

  • a watercourse or lake
  • surface water
  • underground water
  • stormwater and effluent.

Your approval will allow you to take from a prescribed resource at a particular location and in a particular manner.

The areas below will need this approval:

  • Southern Basins and Musgrave prescribed wells area
  • Far North Prescribed wells area
  • River Murray prescribed watercourse.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $514.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

You may need to pay additional fees. Please contact the agency for more information.

Transfer Transfer All $514.00

Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

Department for Environment and Water

Contact details

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