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Annual Report of Commonwealth Environmental Water 2011-12

2012

The Annual Report of Commonwealth Environmental Water 2011-12 forms a part of the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities Annual Report 2011-12

Introduction

The Water Act 2007 (Water Act) established the position of Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (CEWH) to manage the Commonwealth's environmental water holdings to protect or restore environmental assets in the Murray-Darling Basin (the Basin) and other areas where environmental water is held. The Water Act requires that the minister be given a report each financial year on the management of Commonwealth environmental water.