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Water Supply

Private Water Supplier

A Private Water Supplier supplies drinking water obtained from a private water source (other than a TasWater supply) to a premise used for:

  1. Commercial Purposes being accommodation, childcare, recreation and private water schemes;
  2. Health purposes being aged care, health care and hospitals;
  3. Educational facilities including school and universities
  4. Imprisonment or detention facilities

The Public Health Act 1997 requires a private water supplier to register with Circular Head Council and comply with the requirements of the Tasmanian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines.

To register as a Private Water Supplier please complete the application form.

Application Fees can be found here.

Water Carriers

A water carrier supplies and transports water in bulk in a tank whether or not for fee or reward.

Under the Public Health Act 1997 a water carrier must be registered with Circular Head Council if that is where the majority of its vehicles are stored. A water carrier must also comply with the Tasmanian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines.

To register as a Water Carrier please complete the application form.

Application Fees can be found here.