Groundwater activity exclusions from environmental permits

Find out if your groundwater discharges are extremely low risk so don’t need an environmental permit or exemption.



Use this publication to find out about groundwater activity exclusions for:

  • accidents and natural causes
  • very minor discharges – also called ‘de minimis’
  • risks to human health or the environment
  • disproportionate cost for land contamination
Published 14 March 2017