Secure Your Water Rights Today

Secure Your Water Rights Today

The Water Sustainability Act now requires that non-domestic users of groundwater obtain an authorization.

 

Groundwater New Use

After February 29, 2016


Commercial, industrial, or agricultural use of groundwater that began after February 29, 2016.                                                                                              

Groundwater Existing Use

Before March 1, 2016


Commercial, industrial, or agricultural use of groundwater that began before March 1, 2016.                                                                                   

Domestic Use of Groundwater 

 


Using groundwater for domestic use in a private home. Does not require a licence, but you are encouraged to register your well.                     -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Have a Groundwater Question?

Please see the Licensing Groundwater in B.C. - Questions and Answers which will help you to determine if your water use requires a water licence and if so, what is needed to submit your application

Looking for other Water Authorizations?

A list of all water authorizations can be found on the Natural Resource Online Services portal.