The Coliban Water Rural System supplies raw and recycled water to rural areas via a network of open channels and pipelines.
To take and use water from our channels and pipelines you need a Rural Water Licence.
Use a New Water Licence (PDF 114KB) form to apply.
Use a Renew Existing Water Licence (PDF 287KB) form to apply.
To transfer all or part of your current licence:
- to someone else, use a Permanent Transfer of Water Licence (PDF 111KB) form.
- to Coliban Water, use a Permanent Transfer to Water Corporation (PDF 167KB) form.
- to another licence holder for the current rural season, use a Temporary transfer of Water Licence (PDF 112KB) form.
To combine 2 current water licences, use an Amalgamating Water Licences (PDF 497KB) form.
To give another person authority to order water on your behalf, use a Third Party Access Authorisation (PDF 40KB) form.
You can surrender part or all of your licence using our Surrender a Water Licence (PDF 74KB) form. Once you have cancelled your licence, it can't be recovered.
Victoria has a tough stance on compliance with penalties for illegal take and use of water. Find out more here.