Quality and Assessment
Links to various websites with information on water quality and assessment in Tasmania
Links (FarmPoint is not responsible for the content of the websites linked to below. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement.)
: Annual Waterways Monitoring Reports (DPIPWE)
For each catchment, the annual reports include: a land-use map and summary information about the catchment, streamflow and water allocation information, water quality data for monitoring stations located in the catchment, and a report on ‘riverine health’ for monitoring sites located in the catchment.
: Environmental Protection Agency (Tasmania)
The EPA’s purpose is to regulate developments and activities that may impact on environmental quality and to promote best practice, sustainable environmental management. Its goals are clean air, clean water, clean land, acceptable noise levels and sustainable use of resources.
: Water Monitoring and Assessment in Tasmania
Monitoring programs are providing information to respond to concerns about about the level of chemical usage and of the impacts of chemical pollution on industry, human health and the environment.
: Water Quality Improvement Plan
The Water Quality Improvement Plan outlines the recommended management actions to reduce pollutant loads in the Tamar Estuary and Esk Rivers catchments (TEER).
: Australian Water School Short Courses & Webinars
The Australian Water School was established to deliver ICE WaRM’s training and webinars and is also positioned to design and deliver short courses tailored to specific requirements. The Australian Water School work with industry professionals, government, education and research organisations who cultivate strong ties between water science, policy and practice.
: Land Use Planning for Disaster Resilient Communities
Effective land use planning in areas that are subject to, or potentially subject to, natural hazards can significantly reduce the increase in disaster risk and enhance the resilience of existing and future communities.