South Australian Murray-Darling Basin

If your water application form is lodged after 2pm on 15 June 2018 there is no guarantee that the application will be determined in the 2017/2018 year.

Water licence and permit forms

Find out whether you need to apply for a water licence or permit.

Download forms for specific prescribed wells and water resources areas from the list below and apply using the instructions on the forms.

For questions about the forms below phone (08) 8595 2053.

If you are required to meter your water and you have installed, replaced, moved, repaired or removed a water meter, use this Water Meter Notification Form to provide the details to the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.

To apply for an activity relating to wells, well driller's licences, notations of interest, using effluent or imported water and general meter testing, please use a statewide form.

Find out more information about other water affecting activities within the SA Murray-Darling Basin, including dam works, construction and excavation in and around watercourses, destroying vegetation in and around a watercourse and discharging water into a watercourse.

Permits and licences are required for the following water resources areas because they are covered by a Water Allocation Plan (WAP). A WAP is a legal document that sets out the rules for managing the take and use of prescribed water resources areas to ensure resource sustainability. Find out more information about what a WAP is and why they are important.

Angas Bremer

Form

New water licence

Transfer of a water licence

Transfer water allocation

Vary water licence

Special meter reading

Eastern Mount Lofty Ranges

Form

New water licence

Transfer of a water licence

Transfer water allocation

Vary water licence

Special meter reading

Annual water use survey 2016-17   

Mallee

Form

New water licence

Transfer of a water licence

Transfer water allocation

Vary water licence

Special meter reading

Annual water use survey 2014-15  

Marne Saunders

Form

New water licence

Transfer of a water licence

Transfer water allocation

Vary water licence

Special meter reading

Annual water use survey 2016-17

Noora

Form

New water licence

Peake, Roby and Sherlock

Form

New water licence

Transfer of a water licence

Transfer water allocation

Vary water licence

Special meter reading

Annual water use survey 2014-15  

River Murray

Form

A1 Transfer water allocation - apply online or download the form

L1 Water licence for existing stock/domestic - apply online or download the form

L2 Water licence for wetland management

L3 Transfer licence or water access entitlement - apply online or download the form

L4 Transfer water access entitlement on transformation of irrigation right - apply online or download the form

L5 Licence for Environmental Land Management

S1 New site use approval - apply online or download the form. Applications are subject to a salinity zoning policy. Please see the salinity zone boundary maps before you apply.

S2 Vary site use approval - apply online or download the form. Applications are subject to a salinity zoning policy. Please see the salinity zone boundary maps before you apply.

T1 Tag an interstate allocation to SA

T2 Tag an SA allocation to interstate

W1 New water resources works approval - apply online or download the form

W2 Vary water resources works approval - apply online or download the form

Special meter reading