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River Jordan in floodThis section of the site provides information on the sustainable development and management of Tasmania's freshwater resources. Search the A-Z Guide to Water to find information on specific topics such as groundwater management, water licensing and allocation, water quality monitoring and irrigation development.

If you are looking for information about river rehabilitation, domestic water supply, water pollution, water recycling and reuse and drinking water safety, please see
A Guide to Water In Tasmania


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A Guide to Water In Tasmania
Responsibility for the management and use of freshwater in Tasmania is shared by various entities.
Water Management Forms
Water Management Forms that are current until 30 June 2014.
Water Legislation, Policies and Strategies
Water quality and supply is regulated by legislation, policies and strategies.
Water Licences
Licensing of water diversions and issuing water allocations are essential ingredients for good water management.
Dams
Generally all dams, including levees and weirs, are regulated in Tasmania under the Water Management Act 1999 and the Water Management (Safety ...
Groundwater
Information about Tasmania's groundwater resources and their management.
Water Data, Monitoring and Assessment
Includes Water Information System of Tasmania, River Flow Plots, Tasmanian River Catchment Water Quality Initiative, the Pesticide Monitoring in Water...
Water Management Plans
The Water Management Act 1999 provides for the development of Water Management Plans.
Irrigation Development
Tasmania needs additional irrigation water to underpin projected growth in agriculture and to improve the resilience of the industry in the face of dr...
Urban Water and Sewerage Sector
Information about Tasmania's urban water and sewerage sector.

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For Water Entitlement queries (such as transfers and financial interest checks) contact the Licensing and Allocation section.

Dam Emergencies: how to report a minor or major dam incident.

For Irrigation Water Restrictions on Tasmanian streams see Public Notices: http://www.publicinfo.tas.gov.au/noticesYou are now leaving our site. DPIPWE is not responsible for the content of the web site to which you are going. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement

How to report water pollution:http://epa.tas.gov.au/epa/notification-of-pollution-incidentsYou are now leaving our site. DPIPWE is not responsible for the content of the web site to which you are going. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement

The Groundwater Information Access Portal is a database that allows you to find information about groundwater features in Tasmania: http://wrt.tas.gov.au/groundwater-infoYou are now leaving our site. DPIPWE is not responsible for the content of the web site to which you are going. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement

Water Information System of Tasmania You are now leaving our site. DPIPWE is not responsible for the content of the web site to which you are going. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement (WIST) is a single point of access to Tasmanian freshwater related information. Data available includes stream flow, water quality, freshwater values and water entitlements and dam permits.

TasWater delivers water and sewerage services in Tasmania. See www.mywatertas.com.au/You are now leaving our site. DPIPWE is not responsible for the content of the web site to which you are going. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement if you have an urban water or sewerage query or problem.

See the Investing in Irrigation web pages on this site. Included is a range of tools and information to help farmers and potential investors develop their irrigation businesses.


For further information contact:

  Water Resources Division
  GPO Box 44
  HOBART TAS 7001
  Phone: 03 6165 3222
  Email: Water.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Or phone 1300 368 550 from anywhere in Australia for local-call cost.




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