Subdivision or amalgamation of water allocation

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 here
  • 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.

Email: [email protected]

Post: Customer Support, Sunwater Limited, PO Box 15536, CITY EAST QLD 4001

Steps — Commence subdivision or amalgamation

  1. Solicitor/customer lodges the subdivision or amalgamation request with the Department
  2. Department supplies solicitor/customer with a Dealing Certificate
  3. Sunwater receives the application form and required documents to commence from solicitor/customer
  4. We will assess the application and review the documents and the customer’s water accounts
  5. 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)
  6. Sunwater receives the additional information from solicitor/customer
  7. We will issue via email the Notice to Registrar (NTR) to solicitor/customer

Steps — Complete subdivision or amalgamation

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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: 10 business days from receipt of the Registration Confirmation Statement/s.

Application fee

Currently, no fee is applicable for subdivision or amalgamation applications.