Existing Use Groundwater Licence Application
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Please select one of the options below to start your application.
This application is to apply for a water licence groundwater use that was
occurring on or before February 29, 2016, when the Water Sustainability
Act came into force.
IMPORTANT NOTICES ABOUT THIS APPLICATION:
were not using groundwater on or before Feb 29, 2016,
please apply for a New Groundwater Licence.
only want to use the water for 24 months or less,
please consider if the Short-term
use of water approval application would meet your needs.
details on what a domestic purpose means, please review the Water Sustainability
If you have
been using groundwater to support an oil and gas activity under
the Oil and Gas Activities Act or the Petroleum and
Natural Gas Act contact the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission.
About the Online Application
- A Red Asterisk * indicates a mandatory field however, most do not require immediate entry to move forward in the application. You will be required to fill in the mandatory fields before submission.
- Use the Review Application button to generate a list of the missing mandatory fields that you must go back to.
- If you used a BCeID to sign in, use the Save Application button frequently to ensure you don’t lose information.