Rivers and coast
The Sunshine Coast prides itself on its natural environment – in countless ways the region's waterways are the source of economic, social and environmental wellbeing.
On-water or on-river activities refer to any activity occurring on a waterway, which may include swimming, fishing, kayaking, kite surfing, boating and the like.
Waterway health monitoring
Find out about the health of the coast's waterways, initiatives to improve their health, and what you can do to help.
Council implements an integrated and strategic approach to provide well-managed and maintained coastal foreshores.
Erosion and sediment control
Find out how to minimise soil and sediment runoff. Make your site right.
Council seeks to preserve low lying areas that may be subject to flooding and inundation, as well as protect people and their properties. Find out more about living and building in low lying areas.
Find out more about your responsibilities while living on a canal.
Constructed coastal lakes and locks
Find out more about the lock systems and your responsibilities while living on an artificial lake managed by council.
Pumicestone Passage catchment
Find out more about the internationally recognised Pumicestone Passage, one of the Coast's special places