Rural Water Use Strategy

​The Rural Water Use Strategy was announced in June 2021 and recognises that freshwater is vital for the Tasmanian economy, environment, and way of life. 


An Implementation Plan will be developed next to guide the delivery of the Rural Water Use Strategy Implementation Program 2021-2026.

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Freshwater is:
  • a key economic enabler for agriculture, energy, mining, forestry, industry, and commercial uses
  • underpins urban water security for drinking water, commercial uses, and liveability
  • essential for maintaining environment, ecosystems, and landscapes for intrinsic value, biodiversity, recreation, and tourism​

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