Tasmania's groundwater resource is not evenly distributed across the state. Approximately 11,000 bores and wells tap this resource for irrigation, mining, town water and stock use.
The Sassafras Wesley Vale groundwater area has been
proclaimed as a part of the Sassafras Wesley Vale Water Management
Plan. A Plan of the area is available on the STORS website:
The Draft Framework for Integrated Management of Groundwater and Surface Water in Tasmania is available on the STORS website: