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.

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

LocationMap 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: 07 July 2021

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