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Maintaining groundwater supplies and quality is essential for the livelihood of rural landholders, regional communities and protecting the natural environment. The onshore gas industry has an important responsibility to ensure its activities do not compromise groundwater, and to promote the beneficial use of water and salt, produced as a by-product of some types of gas extraction, as a resource to benefit landholders and regional communities.

Understanding Water and Salt Management

The GasFields Commission Queensland has developed a brief snapshot of the key topics and latest information relating to water and salt management.

Information and Publications

This is your gateway to additional information on water and salt management collated by the GasFields Commission Queensland, from a range of sources.

2016 Surat Basin groundwater report takes effect

26/09/2016 - Read more

Strong interest in new groundwater model for Surat Basin

22/04/2016 - Read more

Ask us about Water and Salt Management

Email the Water and Salt Management Commissioner