5C Licence - Groundwater - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to dig or operate a well or artesian bore, or do any other activity that utilises groundwater on a property that is located within a proclaimed groundwater area. This licence is required in all proclaimed areas and for all artesian groundwater wells throughout the State.

New licences will only be issued where the allocation limit has not been reached. Some exemptions from licensing apply within various proclaimed areas.

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 licence you must:

  • detail the location of the property in relation to proclaimed areas
  • provide details of the proposed groundwater usage on the property
  • provide details of the groundwater availability with a particular groundwater area
  • complete the required form.

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

Prerequisites

Duration

As specified on the licence.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Rights in Water and Irrigation Act 1914 WA

Regulation(s) name

Rights in Water and Irrigation Regulations 2000 WA

Lodgement process

Lodge

The application form must be submitted to the appropriate regional office of the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Water

Contact details

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

Water Licensing

Water

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Operating address: The Atrium
Level 4
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 33
Cloisters Square Po, Western Australia 6850
Toll Free: 1800 508 885
Email: licence.enquiry@water.wa.gov.au