Water Management Legislation

​A number of key pieces of legislation are relevant to the management of the State's water resources. The objectives of those Acts are provided below.

In this topic

The Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 is the primary environmental protection legislation in Tasmania.  See the EMPCA page on the EPA website​ for more information.

The Water and Sewerage Industry Act 2011 and Water and Sewerage Corporations Act 2008 are the mechanisms by which structural and regulatory reform of the Urban Water and Sewerage Sector are being implemented.