Draft Amended River Clyde Water Management Plan - Release for Public Exhibition

​Release of the draft amended River Clyde Catchment Water Management Plan for public exhibition

The draft amended River Clyde Catchment Water Management Plan has been prepared in accordance with Part 4 of the Water Management Act 1999 and, as far as reasonably practical, is consistent with:

(a) any relevant State Policy;

(b) relevant planning schemes;

(c) Part 6 of the Public Health Act 1997 and guidelines issued under Part 8 of that Act;

(d) such other plans, policies or guidelines as are prescribed under the regulations; and

(e) the objectives of the Water Management Act 1999.

The draft amended Plan is the product of the review and amendment of the current River Clyde Water Management Plan 2005 and provides a number of proposed practical improvements in the management framework for the water resources of the River Clyde catchment, in accordance with the objectives of the Water Management Act 1999 and the State Policy on Water Quality Management 1997.

The draft amended Plan relates to the water resources of the River Clyde catchment (below the outlet to Lake Crescent), being tributaries of the River Clyde and the River itself, and the groundwater resources of this catchment.

  Draft Amended River Clyde Water Management Plan   (2Mb)

Representations

Written representations on the draft amended Plan may be sent to:

Ms Jodie Murray
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
PO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001

Alternatively, representations may be sent by email to representations@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

The period for making representations will extend until close of business 20 March 2017.

The draft amended Plan will be publicly displayed until close of business 20 March 2017.  A copy of the draft amended Plan is displayed at the offices of the Central Highlands Council in Bothwell and Hamilton until close of business 20 March 2017.

Public Meeting

A public meeting to discuss the draft amended Plan and the process for making written representation has been scheduled for 10.30 am on Tuesday 31 January at the Central Highlands Council Chambers, 19 Alexander Street, Bothwell.

Reports

The following report was prepared to inform the review and proposed amendments to the River Clyde Water Management Plan 2005.

  Eco-hydrological assessment to inform the review of the River Clyde Water Management Plan 2005   (4Mb)

This addendum to the eco-hydrological assessment was prepared in response to issues raised during the consultation process for the review of the Plan.

  Addendum to the River Clyde eco-hydrological assessment report   (377Kb)


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