Minimum Construction Requirements for Water Bores in Australia - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these requirements if you intend to construct or maintain a ground-monitoring well.

These requirements outline the minimum standards for constructing, maintaining, rehabilitating, and decommissioning water bores in Australia. These aid with protecting groundwater resources from contamination, which in this case could come from underground petroleum storage systems.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 Tasmania

Water Management Act 1999 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Water and Marine Resources

Water Management and Assessment Branch

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:

Senior Administration Officer

Water Management and Assessment Branch

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 13 St Johns Avenue
New Town, Tasmania 7008
Phone: 03 6165 3019
Website: Water Licences. (Opens in new window)