Registration to Supply or Use Water from a Private Water Source - Tasmania

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to use, supply or cart water obtained from a private water source. A private water source is one that is not under the management and control of a Regulated Entity and may include water sourced from a tank, bore, reservoir, river, or dam.

Councils are required to register private water suppliers to mitigate risks to the public from unsafe water.

Private water suppliers must comply with the Tasmanian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines 2015 (TDWQG). The guidelines classify private water suppliers into the following classes:

  • Commercial purposes: bed and breakfast accommodation, hotels, motels, child care, recreational facilities within parks and reserves and caravan parks;
  • Places used for health: aged care facilities, health care centres and hospitals;
  • Places used for education: schools and universities; and
  • Places used for imprisonment or detention.

If your premises falls into one of the above categories and you are using or supplying water from a private source you are required to register with your local council.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration your application must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Be accompanied by any specified documents; and
  • Be accompanied by the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $135.00

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Private Water Supplier Registration - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 TAS

Administering agency

Burnie City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Burnie City Council

Operating address: 80 Wilson Street
Burnie, Tasmania 7320
Mailing address: PO BOX 973
Burnie, Tasmania 7320
Phone: 03 6430 5700
Fax: 03 6431 3896
Email: burnie@burnie.net
Website: Burnie City Council (Opens in new window)