Subdivision or Amalgamation of Water Allocation
Important information: To subdivide or amalgamate a water allocation it is necessary for the water allocation Holder to apply to the Department for a “Dealing Certificate”.
Required documents to commence must be provided by the solicitor or customer:
- Application for subdivision or change of water allocation form found on our customer forms page
- Copy of Dealing Certificate issued by the Department.
Required documents to complete must be provided by the solicitor or customer:
- Copy of Registration Confirmation Statement/s (RCS) issued by the Department.
All required documentation can be sent to Sunwater via the preferred method of email or alternatively post.
Post: Customer Support, Sunwater Limited, PO Box 15536, CITY EAST QLD 4001
Steps — Commence subdivision or amalgamation
- Solicitor/customer lodges the subdivision or amalgamation request with the Department
- Department supplies solicitor/customer with a Dealing Certificate
- Sunwater receives the application form and required documents to commence from solicitor/customer
- We will assess the application and review the documents and the customer’s water accounts
- If further information or direction is required, Sunwater emails a request for further information to solicitor/customer for a response (e.g. payment of outstanding account)
- Sunwater receives the additional information from solicitor/customer
- We will issue via email the Notice to Registrar (NTR) to solicitor/customer
Steps — Complete subdivision or amalgamation
- Solicitor/customer is to provide Sunwater with a copy of the Registration Confirmation Statement/s (RCS) for the new subdivided or amalgamated water allocation/s
- We will issue by email the self-executing water supply contract to solicitor/customer, this does not need to be signed and returned to Sunwater
- On receipt of the Registration Confirmation Statement/s (RCS), Sunwater will complete the changes in its system.
Response time by Sunwater
Our aim is to complete all applications efficiently and within an acceptable time frame. The following is a guide on our response times:
- Issue of a Notice to Registrar: 10 business days from receipt of the Dealing Certificate
- Issue self-executing water supply contract: 15 business days from receipt of the Registration Confirmation Statement/s.
An Administration and Transfer Fee is applicable and an invoice for the fee is emailed to Solicitor/Customer upon receipt of the application. Current fees can be obtained from the relevant scheme’s fees and charges schedule.