Government of Saint Lucia

Application for a license to extract water

Description: Any activity involving the abstraction of water from our natural water resources require a water abstraction license. It has to be renewed on a yearly basis.
Category: Agriculture/Fisheries
Office: Water Resource Management Agency
Deadline Date: Renewal from expiration date
Processing Time: 28 days
Email: wrma@govt.lcL
Phone: (758) 468 5664 or 450 3540
Fee: Registration EC$35.00
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Process:
  1. Applicant pays the registration
  2. WRMA assesses the area where water is to be abstracted
  3. Recommendations are then made to the Minister
  4. Abstraction License is granted or refused
  5. *** Within 14 days of receipt of the application WRMA may request additional information
Requirements:
  • Land ownership papers
  • Map sheet/reference points of land
  • Purpose for which water will be used
  • Quantity of water to be abstracted
Notes:
  • Land ownership papers
  • Map sheet/reference points of land
  • Purpose for which water will be used
  • Quantity of water to be abstracted

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