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.

Location
Map
Gazettal notice
Alice Springs Water Control District View mapGazette: G43 (2014)
Coomalie Creek Catchment Surface Water View mapGazette: G9 (1998)
Copperfield Creek Surface Water View mapGazette: G23 (1997)
Crater Lake View mapGazette: G9 (1998)
Darwin Harbour Region – High Water Mark View mapGazette: G27 (2010)
Darwin Harbour Region – Natural Waterways View mapGazette: G27 (2010)
Darwin Rural Water Control District View mapGazette: G25 (2019)
Fog Bay Area View mapGazette: G9 (1998)
Daly Roper Beetaloo Water Control District View mapGazette: G15 (2019)
Darwin River Dam and Catchment View mapGazette: G27 (2010)
Gove Area Marine Waters View mapGazette: G9 (1998)
Great Artesian Basin Water Control District View mapGazette: G43 (2014)
Groote Eylandt Area Marine Waters View mapGazette: G9 (1998)
Howley Creek Surface Water View mapGazette: G23 (1997)
Mary River Groundwater View mapGazett: G6 (2002)
Mary River Surface Water View mapGazette: G6 (2002)
McArthur River Area View mapGazette: G9 (1998)
McArthur River Catchment Area View mapGazette:  G10 (2001)
McKinley River View mapGazette: G9 (1998)
Mt Bundey Creek View mapGazette: G23 (1997)
Ryan Creek View mapGazette: G23 (1997)
Settlement Creek Tributaries View mapGazette: S3 (2003)
Ti Tree Water Control District View mapGazette: G31 (2018)
Vernon Islands Area Waterways View mapGazette: G27 (2010)
Western Davenport Water Control District View mapGazette: G11 (2016)

Last updated: 17 March 2020

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