A Guide to Water in Tasmania

Responsibility for the management and use of freshwater in Tasmania is shared by various entities.

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 page.

The useful links provide further sources of information.

In this Topic

  • Tasmania's Water Catchments
    Water management is focussed on 48 catchments across Tasmania.
  • Useful Links - Water
    A list of useful links for information regarding freshwater resources and their management.
  • Water in Tasmania
    A number of bodies aside from DPIPWE have responsibility for the management and regulation of Tasmania's freshwater resources.

The Tasmanian Flood Recovery Taskforce is working with affected communities and others in the recovery and rebuilding process following the floods of June 2016.