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Water Inspectors monitor the allocation and use of water from water resources such as streams, rivers and underground sources.


  • receives and assesses applications for licences to use water, investigates the ability of water resources to meet new requirements, and conducts site inspections.


  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Water Inspector

  • You usually need a formal qualification in water operations, environmental studies, natural and physical science or another related field to work as a Water Inspector. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

    Find a Certificate in Water Industry Operations

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