WaterThis 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 the Water in Tasmania - who is responsible? guide, or search the Useful Links page.
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/notices
How to report water pollution:http://epa.tas.gov.au/epa/notification-of-pollution-incidents
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-info
Water Information System of Tasmania (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.
From 1 July 2009 three Corporations began delivering water and sewerage services in Tasmania: see www.mywatertas.com.au/ 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 6233 6753
Fax: 03 6233 6055
Or phone 1300 368 550 from anywhere in Australia for local-call cost.
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