A Private Water Supplier supplies drinking water obtained from a private water source (other than a TasWater supply) to a premise used for:
- Commercial Purposes being accommodation, childcare, recreation and private water schemes;
- Health purposes being aged care, health care and hospitals;
- Educational facilities including school and universities; or
- Imprisonment or detention facilities.
The Public Health Act 1997  requires a private water supplier to register with Council and comply with the requirements of the Tasmanian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines.
To register as a Private Water Supplier please complete the application form User or Supplier of Private Water. 
A water carrier supplies and transports water in bulk in a tank whether or not for fee or reward.
Under the Public Health Act 1997  a water carrier must be registered with the Council in which the majority of its vehicles are stored. A water carrier must also comply with the Tasmanian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines .
To register as a Water Carrier please complete the application form below: