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    Water Act 2000

    Avondale Water Board
    To supply water for irrigation purposes to landholders in the Board's area.
    Babinda Swamp Drainage Board
    To provide a co-ordinated drainage system for the removal and disposal of excess water from agricultural lands.
    Bollon South Water Authority
    To supply artesian water for stock irrigation, watering and domestic purposes to landholders in the Board's area.
    Bollon West Water Authority
    To supply artesian water for stock irrigation watering and domestic purposes to landholder's in the Board's area.
    Bones Knob Water Board
    To supply water for stock watering and domestic purposes to landholders in the Board's area.
    Eugun Bore Water Authority
    To conduct water activities decided by the Authority.
    Expenditure Advisory Committee for the Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment
    Advisory body to provide advice on the annual estimated costs associated with the Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment's underground water management functions.
    Fernlee Water Authority
    To supply water for stock watering and domestic purposes to landholders in the Board's area.
    Gladstone Area Water Board
    The main statutory functions of the Board are to: conserve, store and supply untreated and treated water in bulk to local governments and major consumers within the operational area; conserve, store and supply, with the approval of the Minister, untreated water in bulk to electricity generating authorities whether within the operational area or otherwise; take measures to protect the quantity and quality of present and future supplies of water; investigate and plan future headwork, treatment works and trunk mains; administer and manage property under its control.
    Glamorgan Vale Water Board
    To supply water for stock watering and domestic purposes to landholders in the Board's area.
    Ingie Water Authority
    To supply water for stock watering and domestic purposes to landholders in the authority's area.
    Kaywanna Bore Water Board
    To supply water for stock watering and domestic purposes to landholders in the Board's area.
    Lower Burdekin Water
    To utilise water from the Burdekin River to replenish the subterranean water supplies of part of the Burdekin Delta and to increase the quantity and improve the quality of the supply available from this source for irrigation, domestic, stock and industrial purposes.
    Lower Herbert Water Management Authority
    To provide a coordinated drainage system for the removal and disposal of excess water from agricultural lands in the water authority's area.
    Mount Isa Water Board
    MIWB operates as a commercialised statutory authority to carry out its business activities which include: 1) acting as a registered Water Service Provider under the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008, 2) managing the infrastructure required to transport bulk water from storages at Lake Moondarra and Lake Julius to customers, and applying appropriate water treatment processes to comply with MIWB’s legislative and commercial requirements, 3) conducting ongoing investigations and planning for future infrastructure requirements relevant to MIWB operations, 4) constructing, operating and maintaining the bulk water transport and treatment infrastructure, necessary to MIWB operation, and 5) acting as trustee for the Water and Recreation R48 Reserve (R48 Reserve) on behalf of the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, as administrator of the Land Act 1994.
    Orchard Creek and East Euramo Drainage Board
    To provide a coordinated drainage system for the removal and disposal of excess water from agricultural lands.
    Queensland Great Artesian Basin Advisory Council
    Advise the Minister on issues affecting the Queensland Great Artesian Basin.
    Roadvale Water Board
    To supply water for stock watering and domestic purposes to landholders in the Board's area.
    Silkwood Drainage Board
    To provide a co-ordinated drainage system for the removal and disposal of excess water from agricultural lands.
    South Maroochy Drainage Board
    To provide a co-ordinated drainage system for the removal and disposal of excess water from agricultural lands.
    Water Act Referral Panel
    The Water Act Referral Panel provides independent expert advice and recommendations to the Chief Executive on a range of water planning matters and to the Minister on moratorium matters, under Chapter 2 of the Water Act 2000 (Water Act).
    Yambocully Water Board
    To supply water for irrigation purposes to landholders in the Board's area.

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    18 May, 2016

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