Permit to Discharge or Deposit Waste to Aquifer - Victoria


You will need this permit to work on a site that discharges or deposits waste to an aquifer. An aquifer is a body of rock that holds groundwater and are permeable and porous.

This does not include sites that:

  • discharge or deposit waste according to a licence
  • inject water or chemicals for the remediation of groundwater in the aquifer according to agency guidelines
  • discharge or deposit of waste to aquifer according to greenhouse gas legislation.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


No longer than 5 years


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Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 2017 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection Regulations 2021 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Contact details

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