The water catchments for the
existing dams supplying water to Canberra and the catchment of
possible future potable water supply dams for the ACT and its region
will be protected from any development that would adversely affect
the quality of that water.
SHORT TERM IMPLEMENTATION
- Planning for an adequate new water supply
undertaken with ACTEW in the context of an agreed regional
water supply strategy.
- Amendments to sustainable development
design guidelines to ensure new developments and redevelopment
meet appropriate water sensitive urban design standards.
MEDIUM TERM IMPLEMENTATION
- Consideration of regulations for water efficiency
- Molonglo Valley development to introduce
water quality control measures for the existing metropolitan