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You need to notify us if there is a cooling tower or evaporative condenser at premises you control (as either the owner or employer).

Notification allows us to monitor the environmental controls of the device, especially the risk of outbreaks of infectious diseases such as Legionnaires’ disease, which have been linked to cooling towers.

We keep a register of all premises with cooling towers or evaporative condensers in the district.

You do not need to renew your notification, but you must let us know:

  • of any changes to the notification information or

  • if a cooling tower or evaporative condenser is decommissioned or dismantled.

How do I notify you?

Complete the online notification form below. You will need to provide the following information:

  • the address where the cooling tower(s) or evaporative condenser(s) is located

  • the person(s) in control of the premises and their contact details

  • the number of cooling towers or evaporative condensers at the premises

  • a brief description of the location where the equipment is situated at the premises (this may include a site plan) and any other relevant information.

We will acknowledge receipt of your notification within 14 calendar days and add your premises to the register.

Notification of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers


There is no charge for notifying us.

Does tacit consent apply?

Yes. This means you can act as though your notification has been received if you do not hear from us within 14 calendar days.