Water Quality

Water sustains life.

These waters provide the variety of habitats that aquatic plants and animals need.

Water is essential for life.

Humans need it for drinking and food preparation. It is also vital to our natural environment, supporting plants and animals.

Water is critical to our economy

Water is generating and sustaining wealth through activities such as agriculture, commercial fishing, power generation, industry, services, transport and tourism.

However, water is a fragile resource that needs to be protected.