Water Regulation

All Water Regulation application systems and databases are now up and running and fully accessible, following the lifting of most restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 emergency.

Applications for Domestic consent should be made using the online portal at:

Applications for other types of authorisation (industrial consents, pumping stations or abstraction and impoundment licences) can be made using the application forms available on the website at:

Staff are currently operating on a hybrid working arrangement so not all members of the team will be in the office at any given time.  Should you require advice on your application, it is recommended you contact the team by email to ensure you message is actioned promptly.

Waterregulationcorrespondence@daera-ni.gov.uk for queries or other correspondence

Industrialconsents@daera-ni.gov.uk for queries relating to industrial or trade consents

consents@daera-ni.gov.uk for queries relating to domestic consents

ail@daera-ni.gov.uk for queries relating to abstraction and impoundment

In the case of an urgent pollution event please call the Pollution Hotline 0800 80 70 60.

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