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Licences & permits

Water licence and permit forms

If your water application form is lodged after close of business on 16 June 2017 there is no guarantee that the application will be determined in the 2016-2017 year

To apply for one of the following activities, download a statewide form:

  • Note or remove an interest in a water licence
  • Drain or discharge water into a well
  • Use imported water (except Clare Valley)
  • Use effluent water
  • Water meter test 
  • Well driller's licence application, renewal or variation
  • Well construction 

Forms for specific prescribed water resources areas

For forms to apply for a new licence, vary a current licence, transfer a licence and more, click on a prescribed water resources area: 

Water meter forms

To provide a meter self-read, submit an online meter reading form.

To provide details about a new meter or a change to a meter, submit an online meter notification form.

Contact your local water licence office

For more information about water licences and permits please contact us:

Adelaide: (08 8463 6876
Berri: (08) 8595 2053
Mount Gambier: (08) 8735 1134

DEWNRwaterlicensing@sa.gov.au

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