Residential water permits

Residential water permits

Under Water Wise Measures there are a number of activities for which you can apply for an exemption. These include pre-wetting a construction site, filling swimming pools and using twist nozzles. All of these activities can be applied for using the following forms:

How to apply

What to lodge with your application:

  • For pre-wetting of a construction site, you need an engineer's report.
  • For a twist nozzle for those people who can't use a trigger nozzle, you need a medical certificate.
  • To fill a swimming pool with SA Water drinking water, you need to provide proof of purchase of an approved pool cover.

Swimming pool permit

Residential permit

For more information about these permits, please contact the Water Wise Hotline on 1800 130 952.


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