Mary Basin water plan area

This information will help you understand how water is managed in the water plan area and how you can access water.

Map of the water plan area

Check whether your property is covered by the plan on the Queensland Globe water plan map (use Google Chrome for best results) or download the Mary Basin water plan area map (PDF, 880KB).

What's happening?

  • 8 Jul 2016: A public notice was released postponing the expiry date of the water plan to 1 September 2021.
  • We are implementing a new water planning framework. Learn where to find information in the new water planning documents. The Mary Basin water management protocol and 6 resources operations licences/manuals are currently in preparation.

Water management

Summary

Type of waterManagement
Surface water Check the water plan information below for rules and requirements
Overland flow Not managed
Underground water Check the water plan information below for rules and requirements for the Cooloola Sandmass subartesian area

Water plan information

Water supply scheme operators

The following schemes operate in the water plan area. Check the Resource operations plan (PDF, 10MB) for day-to-day operational, water sharing and seasonal water assignment rules.

NameOperator
Baroon Pocket Water Supply Scheme Seqwater
Cedar Pocket Water Supply Scheme Seqwater
Lower Mary River Water Supply Scheme Sunwater
Mary Valley Water Supply Scheme Seqwater
Teddington Weir Water Supply Scheme Wide Bay Water
Wide Bay Water Supply Scheme Wide Bay Water

Accessing water

Follow the links below for more information on how to access water in the water plan area.

Announced entitlements and limits The water you can take through your water entitlement may be limited. Check announced entitlements and limits for unsupplemented water or contact the water supply scheme operator for supplemented water
Unallocated water releases No current releases
Water allocation trading - water supply schemes
Seasonal water assignment

Check the Resource operations plan (PDF, 10MB) for rules and read about the application process

Contact us

Contact the Gympie business centre for more information on water management and how you can access water in the Mary Basin.

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