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Key Activities

Water delivered sustainably to its most productive use and creating healthy people and environments


• Water and Sewerage Corporations in place
• Established water and sewerage regulator and ombudsman
• Tasmanian Irrigation Development Board in place
• Sustainable water allocation policies in place
• Meander Pipeline Projects complete


• State water plan to integrate urban and rural water systems
• Metering all significant rural use
• Price and service plans for urban water
• Develop corporate management plans to improve water quality management, asset management and dam safety
• Addition 300GL of irrigation water provided
• Complete key early irrigation projects


• Implement urban water demand management strategies

• Implement effective asset management strategies

• Deliver key irrigation projects

• Upgrade and maintain existing  urban water & sewerage network

• Extend water and sewerage network


• Continue extension and upgrade of urban water infrastructure

• Assess irrigation scheme effectiveness

• Deliver key irrigation schemes


Benefits for all Tasmanians

  • Clean adequate water supply
  • Sustainable prices for water
  • Tasmania - Foodbowl for Australia
  • High quality, reasonably priced food
  • Jobs growth
  • Profitable farm sector
  • Environmentally friendly treatment of sewage
  • Reduce impact of drought