Beneficial use declarations

Beneficial use declarations form part of the legislative framework that assists in protecting and managing the Northern Territory’s water resources.  The community decides how a particular water body should be used by choosing one or more beneficial use categories.

For more information about beneficial uses of water resources go to the Northern Territory Government website.

Gazettal Notice
Alice Springs Water Control District Map gazette (450.1 kb)
Coomalie Creek Catchment Surface WaterMapgazette (1.5 mb)
Copperfield Creek Surface WaterMap gazette (1.0 mb)
Crater LakeMap gazette (2.2 mb)
Darwin Harbour Region - High Water MarkMapgazette (295.4 kb)
Darwin Harbour Region - Natural WaterwaysMapgazette (295.4 kb)
Darwin River Dam & CatchmentMapgazette (295.4 kb)
Edith River Surface WaterMapgazette (1.0 mb)
Fog Bay AreaMapgazette (46.2 kb)
Gove Area Marine WatersMapgazette (43.0 kb)
Great Artesian Basin Water Control District gazette (41.4 kb)
Groote Eylandt Area Marine WatersMapgazette (55.8 kb)
Howley Creek Surface WaterMapgazette (59.1 kb)
Katherine Area GroundwaterMapgazette (47.9 kb)
Katherine RiverMapgazette (43.8 kb)
Katherine River TributariesMapgazette (52.3 kb)
Mary River GroundwaterMapgazette (60.8 kb)
Mary River Surface WaterMapgazette (60.8 kb)
McArthur River AreaMapgazette (44.7 kb)
McArthur River Catchment AreaMap gazette (27.4 kb)
McKinley RiverMapgazette (29.9 kb)
Mt Bundey CreekMapgazette (69.9 kb)
Ryan CreekMapgazette (69.1 kb)
Settlement Creek TributariesMapgazette (28.6 kb)
Ti Tree Water Control DistrictMapgazette (1.3 mb)
Vernon Islands Area WaterwaysMapgazette (46.4 kb)
Western Davenport Water Control District gazette

Last updated: 23 May 2018