Preventing or reducing water pollution protects our water quality and is essential to maintaining the health of our environment and our own quality of life.

Our waterways and catchments are precious resources – for further information visit waterways, coasts and catchments

For further information is available on our water pollution factsheet [PDF 0.2MB]

Council jurisdiction

Council only has jurisdiction to act on certain water pollution issues, and shares the responsibility of water pollution issues with other government bodies.

For further information on water pollution, refer to SEQ Councils' Toolbox website