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Glenorchy City Council, Stormwater Harvesting and Reuse, Derwent Park


EPA Decision Made


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
Supporting Documentation
For Further Information


The Proposal

As part of Glenorchy City Council's Derwent Park stormwater harvesting and industrial reuse project, Council intends to inject and store harvested stormwater in local aquifers for later abstraction and use at Nyrstar's Lutana zinc smelter.

The application was referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).


Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

A copy of the supporting documentation was made available for public inspection

Following the public comment period the proponent was required by the Board to prepare a EER Supplement to address issues raised in public and government agency consultation


Supporting Documentation

Documentation submitted in support of the proposal provides a source of information upon which interested individuals, groups, government agencies and the Board may consider the environmental impacts of the proposal.

The EER was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the project specific guidelines for preparation of an EER which were provided by the Board.

GCC Derwent Park Stormwater Harvesting, EER and Appendices 1 to 4

GCC Derwent Park Stormwater Harvesting, EER appendix 5a

GCC Derwent Park Stormwater Harvesting, EER Appendices 5b and 6

GCC Derwent Park Stormwater Harvesting, Aquifer Storage and Recovery, EER Supplement


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Council.

GCC Derwent Park Stormwater Harvesting, Aquifer Storage and Recovery, EAR


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599 Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email:EnvironmentEnquiries@environment.tas.gov.au