You need a licence to use your rural water, even if you already have a water entitlement or allocation. We manage water licences for the Victorian Government.


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Surface water licencing

Apply to issue, amend or cancel a water-use licence (WUL) or water-use registration (WUR).

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Groundwater bore licencing

Apply to construct, alter or decommission a bore or apply to operate a bore.

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Dam licencing

You may need a licence to construct or alter a dam, depending on its location, height and capacity.

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River pump licencing

You need a licence to take water from the river for any purpose.

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