Barnawartha GMA

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Area: 70km2

PCV: 2,100 ML

Zone Number: 1090  


The Barnawartha Groundwater Management Area (GMA) is a small groundwater management area surrounding the township of Barnawartha, including the lower reaches of the Indigo Creek catchment. 

Management Area

The Barnawartha GMA boundary and PCV were first declared in 1997.  No specific groundwater plan has been created for the area so far. Currently groundwater resources in the Barnawartha GMA are managed to the PCV using the Water Act 1989 and other relevant State policies and guidelines.



For further information or to obtain technical material relied upon for management arrangements, please contact the Groundwater and Streams section at GMW on 1800 013 357.