EPA Water Protection Areas

Dataset Number1191
Dataset TitleEPA Water Protection Areas
CustodianData Authority: Environment Protection Authority
Data Provider: Environment Protection Authority


DescriptionThe Environment Protection Act 1993 and the Environment Protection (Water Quality) Policy refer to Water Protection Areas in South Australia, which are defined for the purpose of providing special environmental protection.
UsageThe layer should only be used as a guide to assist the identification of proclaimed Water Protection Areas. Please contact the EPA to verify this data.

Data Quality

LineageThe data was obtained for a State-wide approach to the protection of water quality across all South Australian water bodies, in particular for inland waters
CompletenessConsidered complete for EPA water protection areas.
Positional AccuracyFeatures in close proximity to the boundary are generally accurate to +/- 500 metres.

Geographic Extent

Extent NameSouth Australia
Min Easting or Longitude129
Min Northing or Latitude-38.25
Max Easting or Longitude141
Max Northing or Latitude-26

Dataset Status

Initially Acquired01-JAN-2003
Last Updated4/10/2018
Update FrequencyAs required
Maintenance MethodAs required
AusGOALCC BY (Attribution)


TableNameField AliasData TypeDescription
Admin.WaterProtectionAreasWPNAME CharacterContains Water Protection Name
Admin.WaterProtectionAreasID_NO CharacterContains ID number
Admin.WaterProtectionAreasSOURCE CharacterContains Source of capture
Admin.WaterProtectionAreasSCALE CharacterContains the scale of capture

Contact Information

OrganisationEnvironment Protection Authority
Postal AddressGPO Box 2607