Ringarooma River Catchment Water Management Plan

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The Ringarooma River Catchment Water Management Plan was adopted on 2 February and took effect on 3 December 2014.

The purpose of the Plan is to provide a framework for managing the water resources of the Ringarooma River Catchment in accordance with the objectives of the Water Management Act 1999.

  Ringarooma River Catchment Water Management Plan   (660Kb)


Information on allocation of historic use



Water Management Information Day - Ringarooma River Catchment

The Water Resources Group, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) are hosting a Water Management Information Day in the Ringarooma River catchment.  Talk one-to-one, ask questions, find information or provide feedback about your specific water management concerns or needs.

WHERE: Legerwood Hall, Legerwood, between 10am and 4pm on Thursday 16th May.

 Drop in at any time that suits you. A BBQ and light refreshments will be provided.


 WHAT: The following information will be available regarding the role and services that DPIPWE provides as well as the role of water users in managing water:

  •  Water licencing - Your water licence, licence conditions, record keeping and other legal requirements for taking water, water licence applications.
  • Dams - Dam approvals, construction, operation and safety.
  • Water Management Planning - Water management, allocation and access under the Ringarooma River Catchment Water Management Plan.
  • Historic use (summer period take Surety 6) verification process - Requirements for verification of historic use.
  • Information on flows and river health - Annual report on flow, water management this season 2018/19 and other information on river condition and health.
  • Ringarooma Water Users Group - Role of licensees in managing water sharing: talk to your representative on the RWUG.

​Reports


The following reports are available as inputs to the development of the Ringarooma Water Management Plan.

Environmental Flows for the Ringarooma Water Management Plan

  Environmental Flows for the Ringarooma River Water Management Plan   (3Mb)


TE Flows Project Technical Report
  Tasmanian Environmental Flows (TEFlows) Project Technical Report   (14Mb)

River Health of the Ringarooma River Catchment
  River Health of the Ringarooma River Catchment   (5Mb)

Ringarooma Water Quality Assessment
  Water Quality Assessment for the Ringarooma Catchment   (2Mb)

Ringarooma Groundwater Report
  Groundwater Report for the Ringarooma River Catchment   (7Mb)

Water Management Report for the Ringarooma Water Management Plan
  Water Management Report for the Ringarooma River Catchment Water Management Plan   (692Kb)

Surface Water Hydrology

    Surface Water Hydrology of the Ringarooma River Catchment   (2Mb)


Ringarooma Stage II Hydrology

  Ringarooma River Catchment Stage II Hydrology Report   (869Kb)


 


Scientific Forum 1 December 2010

A scientific forum took place at Derby on 1 December 2010 as part of the development of the Ringarooma Water Management Plan.

Presentations were given on all the scientific reports prepared so far. The presentations can be downloaded from the STORS website:

Forum fact sheet
  Forum fact sheet   (428Kb)

Introduction
  Introduction   (506Kb)

Environmental flows assessment
  Environmental flows assessment   (2Mb)

Aquatic life of the Ringarooma River
  Aquatic life of the Ringarooma River   (3Mb)

Water Quality of the Ringarooma River
  Water Quality of the Ringarooma River   (1Mb)

Groundwater in the Ringarooma catchment
  Groundwater in the Ringarooma catchment   (2Mb)

Surface water hydrology of the Ringarooma catchment
  Surface water hydrology of the Ringarooma catchment   (3Mb)

An assessment of forestry interception in the Ringarooma catchment
  An assessment of forestry interception in the Ringarooma catchment   (535Kb) 

Forestry interception results
  Forestry interception results   (288Kb)

Conclusion
  Conclusion   (371Kb)


Contact

Principal Water Planner
1 Franklin Wharf
HOBART TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3224
Email: Water.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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