The Waterbug app - don't judge a bug by its cover

04 December 2019

Bugs – they're not for everyone, especially those hardcore arachnophobes who generally jump and run at the mere sight of one. Or so I've heard.


Hooked on Tassie fishing?

24 August 2018

Our Senior Aquatic Scientist, David Ikedife, shares his passion for angling and how we manage our water resources for energy generation and great trout.


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Pitching a tent – engineering 101

23 October 2019

If you’re packing the camping gear into the boot of the car this holiday season there’s a good chance you’ll come across some of the camping and recreation sites we manage. There are dozens of them around the state and we would love you to use them. If you’re not sure where they are or which one would be best for you, take a look at our ‘find-a-site’ interactive map. To help you get the most out of your camping experience, we asked a couple of our engineers to apply their knowledge of dam building to pitching a tent.


Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site

Waddamana re-opens after the fires

22 May 2019

The Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site has re-opened to the public, having survived Tasmania's relentless summer fires. It is Hydro Tasmania’s first power station and the centrepiece of the Great Lake Power Scheme, which is entered on the Tasmanian Heritage Register.


A wall with interpretation panels depicting early images and stories from Lake Margaret

New life at Lake Margaret

24 August 2018

There are many hidden treasures in the winding copper-coloured hills around Queenstown on Tasmania’s rugged west coast. But few of them carry the same history and mystique as the Lake Margaret Power Station.