Liffey Falls, Tasmania

A photo of Liffey Falls in Tasmania.

The Tasmania Sustainable Yields Project

This project provided the most comprehensive assessment of water yield undertaken to date in Tasmania.

  • 2 July 2011 | Updated 19 November 2013


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The CSIRO Tasmania Sustainable Yields Project (TasSY) has developed an assessment of the current and likely future extent and variability of surface water and groundwater resources in Tasmania.

Results from this project will help governments, industry and communities consider the environmental, social and economic aspects of the sustainable use and management of the precious water assets of Tasmania based on the best available information.

Map of Tasmanian catchment areas.

Tasmania was divided into five project regions.

Tasmania was divided into five project regions for which assessments were undertaken [all links below, PDF] :

This project was funded by the Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities under the Water for the Future initiative. 

For an overview of results from the entire project download Water availability for Tasmania [PDF, 3.2 MB], an 8-page summary of the whole project area.

The documents on this page are archived versions. If you are having difficulty accessing this information, please use either the contact information listed for this page or email CSIRO Enquiries within business hours. You can also request further assistance through our Accessibility webpage.