Managing water resources

Water is a critical asset for the people and natural biodiversity of the Northern and Yorke region. Both surface water and groundwater resources sustain the region’s economic production and the environment. The quality of the water in many areas is saline enough to limit its suitability for many economic uses and therefore limits the degree of extraction. Find out more about how we monitor water quality and quantity and work to manage it sustainably.

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Nukunu Cultural Flows

This video presentation by Travis Thomas, with Welcome to Country by Nukunu Elder Lindsay Thomas, outlines the importance of water as part of healthy Country for the Nukunu First Nations people. It was recorded at the Baroota water stakeholders meeting in Port Pirie, as part of engagement with irrigators for the drafting of the first Water Allocation Plan for the Baroota Prescribed Water Resources Area (PWRA), which lies within Nukunu Country. The Northern and Yorke Landscape Board is committed to engaging with the Nukunu community about their cultural water values and objectives.