Cooling Towers and Warm Water Systems

Air conditioners on wall

Cooling towers and warm water systems provide ideal conditions for the growth of Legionella, a group of bacteria known to cause illness in people.

To improve maintenance and operation of these systems, to minimise the opportunities for the spread of Legionella and to assist in tracing possible environmental sources of a Legionella infection, owners of cooling towers and warm-water systems must register these systems with their local Council.

It is a legal requirement to comply with the Guidelines for the control of Legionella and regulated systems.

Operators must ensure microbiological testing of their regulated systems is conducted in accordance with these guidelines and records are kept.

To register your system, please submit an Application for Registration of a Regulated System.(PDF, 46KB)

For further information, please contact us