Tasmania's groundwater resource is not evenly distributed across the state. Approximately 11,000 bores and wells tap this resource for irrigation, mining, town water and stock use.
The Sassafras Wesley Vale groundwater area has been
proclaimed as a part of the Sassafras Wesley Vale Water Management
Plan. A Plan of the area is available:
Sassafras Wesley Vale Water Management Area Plan (4Mb)
The Draft Framework for Integrated Management of Groundwater and Surface Water in Tasmania is available:
Groundwater and Surface Water Connectivity in Tasmania Draft Framework (5Mb)