Licence to Operate a Dam for Irrigation or Commercial Purposes - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate dams for irrigation or commercial purposes.

You will need this licence if you intend to operate a dam on a waterway which will be used to take, use, convey or store water. If you intend to operate a dam off a waterway, you will only need this licence if the dam is a potentially hazardous dam. A potentially hazardous dam is:

  • 5 metres or higher and 50 megalitres capacity or larger
  • 10 metres or higher and 20 megalitres capacity or larger
  • 15 metres or higher, regardless of capacity
  • a dam belonging to a prescribed class of dams.

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.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application Form - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Additional information

This licence may be required along with a licence to take and use water or a licence to construct works. These may involve bore or dam construction and/or the use of pumping equipment.

Administering agency

Victorian Water Industry Association (VicWater)

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

Victorian Water Industry Association (VicWater)

Phone: 03 9639 8868
Email: vicwater@vicwater.org.au
Website: http://vicwater.org.au/ (Opens in new window)