Cooling towers

Register a tower

If you have a cooling tower or evaporative condenser that contains water exposed to air, and your premises is based in Liverpool, you  must register with us.

You must notify us before a cooling tower or evaporative condenser is put on the premises. 

How to register

Read our privacy notice which tells you how we use your data.

Register online

Alternatively, you can print, fill out and return the Cooling Towers Notification form.

List of cooling towers


There is no registration fee.

Change of use

Please tell us in writing if:

  • Any changes are made to the tower. You must notify us of these changes within one month. 
  • The tower or condenser is made redundant or is permanently taken out of service. You must notify us as soon as possible.


Licensing and Public Protection
Health and Safety Enforcement,
Cunard Building,
Water Street,
L3 1AH.


Opening times

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 16.45pm.
Friday 8.30am to 16.15pm.

Tacit consent

Tacit consent applies. The legislation requires only that the city council process you’re application for you to be registered.


An appeal is not applicable as there is a strict legal duty to register cooling towers and evaporative condensers that fall within the scope of the regulations.

Regulation summary

The Notification of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Regulations 1992.