Water licence and permit forms

If your water application form is lodged after 2pm on 30 June 2016 there is no guarantee that the application will be determined in the 2015/2016 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: 

Note that a new licensing regime is now being rolled out in the Western Mount Lofty Ranges 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.

More information

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

Adelaide: (08 8463 6876
Berri: (08) 8595 2053
Mount Gambier: (08) 8735 1134
Murray Bridge: (08) 8539 2100

DEWNRwaterlicensing@sa.gov.au