Water

Find out how the water resource is managed and about rules and restrictions for getting access to water.

Our Waters in Common is a movie exploring the state of our Tasman environment. The film examines the amazing things that rivers provide us, the issues they face, and how communities and agencies are working together to improve them.

The quality of water in our rivers is defined by how the physical, chemical and biological condition of the water and channel meets the needs of people and ecosystems. These conditions are influenced primarily by the climate, source of flow, geology and l

This page explains waterway crossings and why it is important to provide a way that fish can swim through them.