Landholders planning to build a structure or carry out activities that may impact on water resources are reminded that before starting any work on their land that might be 'water affecting' they should seek advice from Natural Resources Northern and Yorke (NRNY) staff.
NRNY Natural Resources Management water officer Stephen Quartermain said that over the last 12 months a number of suspected water affecting activities have been reported by members of the public and subsequently investigated.
"Water is a precious commodity and in a region like Northern and Yorke, it is really important that the resource is managed as effectively as possible, to ensure each user has access to the water they require, while also maintaining watercourse health," he said. "Managing activities that may impact on water resources through a permit application process, is an effective way of achieving this goal."
For information regarding Water Affecting Activity Permits visit www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au/northernandyorke/water