Managing Your Water

​​​​​​Need to know about how your water licence works? 

Who can take the water and when can it be taken? 

Find out about water flow in your area

Need to know about water available in soil – getting irrigation right?  

Need to know about how much water you need for annual crops? 

Need to know streamflow forecast for the next three months?​

Water resource management during extreme dry conditions

Need to know about Tasmanian Irrigation, water transfers within season and water trading?   

Find about about water quality and ground water in your area    

Search for water entitlements​ 

List of Tasmanian Water Carriers


​​​​Irrigation and Water RD&E programs

Tasmanian farmers and the state's agriculture industry have set the priorities for future irrigation research, development and extension (RD&E). By connecting into these programs, you can build your knowledge to assist in your preparedness to manage dry conditions. 

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Irrigation Centre has more information about the peer to peer learning networks, irrigation and cropping decision modelling tools, soil characterisation, improved crop suitability and soil and drainage mapping.​


Water Requirement Spreadsheet

The Water Requirement Spreadsheet was developed by Macquarie Franklin for the TFGA.  This resource is held on the TFGA Project Resources web page under Water Requirement Spreadsheet/Farm Water Audit August 2011​.  There are five tabs within the page: Crop Water Use; Domestic & Processing Use; Existing Storage & Allocation; Bores and other Sources and a Summary table.



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