Tomahawk River Catchment Water Management Plan

​​Tomahawk RiverThe Tomahawk River Catchment Water Management Plan was adopted on 11 April 2012 and took effect on 31 October 2012.

The purpose of the Plan is to provide a framework for managing the water resources of the Tomahawk River Catchment in accordance with the objectives of the Water Management Act 1999.

Tomahawk Water Management Plan (754 KB)

New cease to take flow thresholds for Surety Level 5 and 6 allocations are in effect under an exemption order published in 2021. These replace the cease to take thresholds set out in the Tomahawk River Catchment Water Management Plan.

 Exemption order - cease to take thresholds for the Tomahawk River Catchment (PDF 158Kb)​

 Tomahawk River Catchment - cease to take thresholds for Surety 5 and 6 water allocations (PDF 194Kb)

​​​Reports

Reports that have been used during the development of the draft Tomahawk Water Management Plan are available via the STORS website and can be accessed below.

A report on freshwater ecosystem values in the Tomahawk River catchment.

 Assessment of Freshwater Ecosystem Values in the Tomahawk River Catchment Guidance for Water Management (PDF 516Kb)

An Aquatic Environmental Assessment undertaken on the Tomahawk River and Boobyalla River for the Waterhouse Community Irrigation Development.

 Waterhouse Community Irrigation Development Aquatic Environmental Assessment (PDF 729Kb)

Eco-hydrological assessment of the Boobyalla and Tomahawk rivers and revised minimum environmental flow

 Eco hydrology assessment of the Boobyalla and Tomahawk rivers (PDF 1Mb)

Contact

Water Management Planning

Lands Building,
HOBART, TAS, 7000.