Water resources in the SA Murray-Darling Basin are precious and need to be managed sustainably. This includes our watercourses, lakes, dams, floodplains, groundwater, springs, wetlands, waterholes and catchment landscapes.
Water affecting activities must be managed to:
Some water affecting activities can have an adverse impact on the health and condition of water resources and need to be managed carefully, and may require a permit. These include, but are not limited to:
In South Australia all persons have a general statutory duty of care to act reasonably and responsibly in relation to the management of natural resources. This includes an obligation to maintain and not damage a watercourse, floodplain or lake.
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