The EPA is responsible for the protection of air and water quality, and the control of pollution, waste, noise and radiation.
Our 6 environmental goals are:
- good quality land
- good quality water
- good quality air
- safe use of radiation
- protection from unacceptable noise
- sustainable use of resource.
We also have a role to play in regulating planning developments and aquaculture in South Australia.
The EPA is responsible for state of the environment reporting.
How site contamination is assessed and managed
- Assessment areas
- Assessment & remediation
- Audit system
- Bore water (groundwater)
- Groundwater Prohibition Areas (GPA)
- Legislation and liable persons
- Site contamination frameworks
- Property interests (Section 7)
- Site contamination index
- Underground storage systems
- Voluntary assessments & assessment orders
Water quality monitoring, science, regulation planning and management
Monitoring and regulating air quality
Regulating ionising and non-ionising radiation
Protection from unacceptable noise levels
Waste & Recycling
Regulating waste management and disposal
EPA's role in environmental planning
EPA's role in regulating aquaculture
Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
Regulating perfluorinated compounds
Read more information about 'Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)'
Climate Change Role Statement
EPA’s role in supporting South Australia’s response
State of the Environment reporting
Reports on the state of our environment
Read more information about 'State of the Environment reporting'