Connect to the stormwater system

Before connecting to the stormwater system you need approval from the relevant drainage authority (usually local council). Open waterways, channels and underground drains are part of the stormwater system.

If local council nominate one our drains or watercourses as the legal point of discharge,  you must apply to us for approval and include a copy of the advice from council.

Approval steps

  1. Apply for approval

Apply to connect to the stormwater system

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Allow us 28 days to review your application and respond. 

Contact us

If you need any help to complete this application, contact us on 131 722.

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For information on underground pipes, cables or other assets, call Dial Before You Dig on 1100.

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