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Electrolysis mitigation

ESV answers questions on electrolysis mitigation. If your query is not addressed below, please contact us.

  • You can request to be linked to your organisations Cathodic Protections system by emailing ElectrolysisMitigation@energysafe.vic.gov.au.

    You must include a signed letter stating your affiliation with the organisation.

  • Email ElectrolysisMitigation@energysafe.vic.gov.au with your requested changes, including the application number (G20-xxxxx).

  • Cathodic Protection System (CPS) database searches are now available online at ESVConnect.

    To conduct a search of ESV's CPS database:

    1. Go to ESVConnect (energysafe.vic.gov.au)External Link
    2. Enter the CAPTCHA code.
    3. Scroll down and select: Public search – CPS database. You can search the database here.
  • You may not be linked to the owner or operator organisation for this Cathodic Protection System.

    Email ElectrolysisMitigation@energysafe.vic.gov.au with your request. You must include a signed letter stating your affiliation with the organisation.

  • To clarify the application process, email ElectrolysisMitigation@energysafe.vic.gov.au.

    Include drawings indicating transformer rectifiers, ground beds, and the structure being protecting with any isolations.

  • All prescribed Cathodic Protection Systems are required to be registered. A prescribed Cathodic Protection System is described in the Electricity Safety (Cathodic Protection) Regulations 2019. See Electrolysis and cathodic protection.

Date: 01/02/2023 13:18

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Reviewed 01 February 2023

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