These responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs) are
designed to help water users and property owners understand their rights and
responsibilities in accessing the state's water resources and managing their
Water licensing in Western Australia
Do I need a licence or permit?
to apply for a licence or permit
Licence amendments and renewals
Responsibilities of licence and permit holders
Transfers, trades and agreements
Making submissions and complaints about the taking of water
Compliance and enforcement
Glossary of licensing terms
Should you require further information please call our licence enquiry hotline 1800 508 885, contact your local Department of
Water office or email firstname.lastname@example.org.