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Guidance for applying for water treatment and sewerage works

Apply for the approval of works under section 60 of the Local Government Act or section 292(1) of the Water Management Act.

Cowra Sewerage Treatment Plant.

The new approach to assessment and approvals of works (under section 60 of the Local Government Act or section 292(1) of the Water Management Act) is fully implemented from 1 July 2022, with an online application form available as well as external guidance for local water utilities.

The online application form is available via our WAMS portal (Water Actions Management System). A fact sheet about applying online (PDF, 252.66 KB) is available for reference.

Our interim guidance document Applying for water treatment and sewerage works approvals (PDF, 1469.27 KB) is now available for use by local water utilities. We will continue to refine this guidance document over July and August and welcome any feedback.

Feedback

We will continue to refine this guidance document over July and August and welcome any feedback to the Town Water Risk Reduction Program regional.town.water@dpie.nsw.gov.au

Local water utilities can find out more information by visiting how to apply for an approval for water treatment and sewerage works.