The abstraction of groundwater for any purpose other than single residential use requires a licence under the Water Authority Law. The Authority regulates the use of groundwater to protect the source and to protect the environment. Depending on the nature of the abstraction the Authority may require specific documentation, studies or monitoring to determine the effects of the abstraction on groundwater.
A condition to apply for a groundwater abstraction licence is that the developer has Planning Permission.
The Authority may include specific conditions in the groundwater abstraction licence to protect groundwater.
To view a listing of current groundwater abstraction licence holders, click here.
To apply for a groundwater abstraction licence please download and complete the application form, which includes an instructional sheet, below.
Please submit your completed application along with any additional documents and/or required fees to the Water Authority Administrative Headquarters at 13G Red Gate Road, George Town, Grand Cayman or 96 Cross Road, West End, Cayman Brac. View our corporate location map here.