Water Services Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to provide a water service. Water services include the following:

  • Water supply services;
  • Sewerage services;
  • Irrigation services; and
  • Drainage services.

A licence may authorise you to provide one or more classes of water service. Licences cannot be transferred except with the approval of the Authority. The Minister may exempt certain persons from the need to obtain a licence to provide a water service in a specified area of the State where it is not contrary to the public interest to do so.

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.

Exemptions

Under certain circumstances, the Minister may grant a exemption.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Have the financial and technical ability to provide the service, or be able to acquire the ability within a reasonable time;
  • Be able to satisfy the Authority that granting to licence would not be contrary to the public interest; and
  • Provide any additional information the department requires to properly consider the application.

You may be required to provide different amounts of information depending on the type of application and your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As per licence (not exceeding 25 years).

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

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

Administering agency

Economic Regulation Authority

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: Level 4, Albert Facey House
469 Wellington Street
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: PO BOX 8469
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Phone: 08 6557 7900
Fax: 08 6557 7999
Email: records@erawa.com.au