Information provided here is intended to help raise the awareness of existing registered water users as well as new allocations of water use. This will help ensure better water use planning and management and avoidance of water use conflicts that may otherwise arise.
Information in the Registry is provided free of charge for inspection by the general public.
The Water Resources Act states the Minister may establish a Registry of Water Rights. Please click here to view the Act.
Yes. In July 2003, a call for registration was published in all newspapers, CWRA Water News, CWWA Bulletin and has been posted on our web site. Please click here to view our Call for Registration of Existing Rights.
If you are presently holding valid rights under an Act, grant, lease, licence or other instrument, please register with us by sending a copy of supporting documentation.
Please contact the Water Rights Section. An application form will be sent to you so that you can apply for a water use licence OR Please click here to print an application form.
Please write to the Department of Environment and Conservation at:
Please contact us using the information shown above.
For additional information on this topic or any other water resources related topics please contact us
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