The responsibility for managing Adelaide’s water resources is shared by all landholders, including state government, local councils, businesses and individuals. This shared responsibility adds unique challenges to the task of protecting, enhancing and restoring of vital water resources and the water-dependent ecosystems within them.
Green Adelaide will drive an integrated ‘hills to sea’ approach that considers water sensitive urban design, re-use of water, flood management and more, ensuring the sustainable management of all water sources so the benefits to the environment and community are maximised.
You can find an information and application forms to do works in a watercourse, floodplain or body of water pursuant on our resources page.
Find out the latest about the redevelopment of Breakout Creek section of the River Torrens.
The River Torrens Recovery Project commenced in 2014, targeting priority sites to improve water quality and ecosystem function in the river and the coastal waters where it enters the sea.