Applying to Operate a Public Water Supply

No person shall establish, extend, renovate, or alter a public water supply unless the owner or operator has obtained written approval to do so from the local authority (The Health Hazard Regulations). 

Apply for approval using the form below.

Public Water System Application Form Part 1

Public Water System Application Form Part 2

For ground water sources (wells) a GUDI Assessment will be required to determine if the water is under the direct influence of surface water. GUDI Assessment

For log reduction calculations (virus and protozoa) please refer to the following guide: "Disinfection: CT and Microbial Log Inactivation Calculations"

Please Note: Regardless of the system you are proposing to install the first step is to install a flow meter and monitor/record flow rates during peak usage.

When determining which type of treatment is suitable for your facility and operation please refer to the following guidance documents:

 Submit you application to you district public health inspector.

In addition to this application please ensure all other related applications have been submitted (for example, the Application for Health Approval for Food Facilities located HERE.