Permit for Designated Activities in Underground Water Pollution Control Areas (UWPCA) - Western Australia

Description

You will need this permit if you are located in an Underground Water Pollution Control Area and intend to establish or operate premises where chemicals or other substances liable to pollute underground water will be used. This includes premises used for the storage, packaging, formulating, processing, manufacturing, sale, testing or use of chemicals or other substances liable to pollute underground water. This also includes elevated storage tanks.

Underground Water Pollution Control Areas are declared in order to protect underground sources of fresh drinking water. A map showing the location of Underground Water Pollution Control Areas is available from the Agency.

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

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

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.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Permit for Designated Activities in Underground Water Pollution Control Areas (UWPCA) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Metropolitan Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Act 1909 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Metropolitan Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage By-laws 1981

Application process

Apply

Your application must set out:

  • the process or processes of manufacture, packaging, storage, formulating, testing, or use of all raw materials and fuels, intermediate products and final products including waste material and effluents
  • the quantities of raw materials, and fuels used and the intermediate and final products, waste materials, effluents, being or proposed to be produced
  • the methods proposed to treat and dispose of any wastes, by-products and effluents, including stormwater and wash down water where this may be or could become polluted
  • the plans and procedures proposed to prevent pollution of underground water, including emergency plans and procedures for contingencies such as accidental spillage or malfunction of any manufacturing, storage, transport or treatment process or system, both on and off the premises where this is applicable
  • any other information needed by the Agency.

Transfer

You must notify the Agency of any change of ownership at least 14 days prior to the transfer.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Water Licensing

Water

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Operating address: Prime House
8 Davidson Terrace
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 10
Joondalup DC, Western Australia 6919
Toll Free: 1800 508 885
Email: licence.enquiry@water.wa.gov.au
Website: Water Licensing (Opens in new window)