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Western Australia

Requirements for metering water use are set out under the Rights in Water and Irrigation Regulations 2000.

The requirements are being introduced over a five-year period and apply to licences:

  • with an entitlement of 500 000 kL or more from 31 March 2018
  • to all licences with an annual water entitlement from 10 000 kL by 31 December 2020.

The regulations set out requirements for:

  • installing and maintaining meters
  • providing meter details and regular meter readings to the department.

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