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The department provides leadership in the monitoring of the state’s water resources through the planning, optimisation and operation of the state’s water resource monitoring networks.

The department also undertakes a range of water monitoring asset management and maintenance activities and supports the state’s water resource development through partnerships and fee for service operational activities for a range of externally funded projects and programs.

For more information about the work we do or how we can help you, please contact us at

For specific enquiries related to:

  • Strategic direction, planning and management

    Contact Kevin Dennis, Manager, Water Resource Monitoring Unit at

  • Operational monitoring, data quality assurance, water monitoring asset development and maintenance and specialised surveys reporting

    Contact Tim Branford, Monitoring Operations Manager, at