If your water application form is lodged after 2pm on 16 June 2023 there is no guarantee that the application will be determined in the 2022-2023 year.
Licences and permits authorise water use and water affecting activities in specific resource areas across the state.
To find out more about why we have licences and permits, and how they may apply to you, visit the
Water Licences and Permits page on the Department for Environment and Water website.
A temporary suspension on well construction for domestic purposes is in place for the Central Adelaide Groundwater Area. Applications for well construction in the area are subject to specific conditions as outlined in the relevant appliction forms.
The lists below show the most recent additions and updates. To see a complete list, click the relevant
Water Management Solutions
The department is reforming its water licensing business and delivering a modern online water register in 2022. A new digital platform called MyWater will give all water account holders and water market participants easy access to water data and the online water register.