Water Management Regions

​See also: Surface Water Catchments

The Regions

Water management activities are undertaken by Regional Water Management Oficers across Tasmania. Each officer is responsible for a defined region, with major offices located in Hobart (New Town), Prospect, Devonport and Wynyard.

Licensing adminstration and support is provided by staff located in the Marine Board Building in Hobart.

Click on this map to match a RWMO to their region.

The Department's activities in each region includes

  • Managing flows in rivers and streams
  • Provision of information on water resource matters in regional areas
  • Compliance monitoring and enforcement
For further information:
Contact: Team Leader (WOB)
Peter Stafford
Team Leader
171 Westbury Road
Prospect TAS 7250
Phone: 03 6777 2216
Fax: 03 6336 5365
Email: Peter.Stafford@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Or Department switchboard: 1300 368 550 (local call cost)

Contact a Regional Water Management Officer

Each region is supported by a Regional Water Management Officer (RWMO) who can provide advice on farm dams and water allocation issues. The RWMOs, assisted by Water Rangers, are also responsible for ensuring compliance with licensing conditions.

Arthur-Pieman, Inglis-Cam Region
Sam Morgan, Regional Water Management Officer, Wynyard
Water Operations Branch, PO Box 46, Kings Meadows Tas 7249
Ph: (03) 6443 8608
Mobile: 0418 993 823
Samuel.Morgan@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Mersey - Forth, Rubicon and Meander Region

John Gaby, Regional Water Management Officer, Prospect
Water Operations Branch, PO Box 303 Devonport Tas 7310
Ph: (03) 6777 2235
Mobile: 0418 547 846
John.Gaby@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Northern Region (Tamar, Pipers, Scottsdale, Boobyalla - Tomahawk)

Fiona Woodward, Regional Water Management Officer, Prospect
Water Operations Branch, PO Box 46, Kings Meadows Tas 7249
Ph: (03) 6777 2244
Mobile: 0418 144 352
Fiona.Woodward@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

North East Region (South Esk, Ringarooma, Ansons, Macquarie)
Stephen Pryor, Regional Water Management Officer, New Town
Water Operations Branch, 13 St Johns Avenue, New Town Tas 7008
Ph: (03) 6165 3279
Mobile: 0419 563 952
Stephen.Pryor@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Derwent-South East, Huon-Gordon Region
Andrew Dix, Regional Water Management Officer, New Town
Water Operations Branch, 13 St Johns Avenue, New Town Tas 7008
Ph: (03) 6165 3279
Mobile: 0417 308 608
Andrew.Dix@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

   

Northern Region (North Esk, Liffey, Brumbys, Lake)

Peter Stafford, Team Leader, Prospect
Water Operations Branch, PO Box 46, Kings Meadows 7249
Ph: (03) 6777 2216
Mobile: 0429 531 584
Peter.Stafford@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

 

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