Water and Wetlands

Knowledge Strategy 2013-17

Water and Wetlands is one of 7 knowledge themes in OEH’s Knowledge Strategy.

Date
1 August 2013
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication
Status
Final
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-74359-259-5
  • ID OEH20130597
  • File PDF 0.2MB
  • Pages 2
  • Name water-wetlands-knowledge-strategy-130597.pdf

The Knowledge Strategy sets out the knowledge OEH needs to support NSW Government and agency objectives.

NSW OEH is responsible for developing Long Term Water Plans, which help to improve how water is managed within and between catchments, to maximise environmental outcomes for rivers and wetlands.

The Department of Primary Industries Water (DPI Water) is accountable for water-sharing plans, which define the rules for sharing the water resources of each regulated river valley in NSW between consumptive users and the environment.

In the Murray–Darling Basin, the Murray–Darling Basin Authority is responsible for coordinating Basin-wide water resource planning and management.

OEH is responsible for managing and delivering environmental water.

to rivers, wetlands and floodplains in the Murray-Darling Basin so that they continue to support healthy vegetation, birds and native fish as well as ecosystem services.

This publication covers:

  • outcomes of the Water and Wetlands knowledge theme
  • major OEH programs in this theme
  • opportunities to collaborate with OEH.
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