Fees & charges
Setting fees & charges
Under the Act, the department is able to charge fees to cover the assessment and processing costs of applications for access licences, water supply work approvals, water use approvals, controlled activity approvals, flood work approvals and water dealings. Learn more about how these fees are set.
Water management charges for your unregulated river or groundwater licence can be billed under a 1 or 2-part tariff. Find out how to apply for the two part tariff or having your water take assessed.
Water management charges
Information on the three categories of fees and charges are levied for the water management services in NSW.