Australian Groundwater Explorer

Australian Groundwater Explorer


The Australian Groundwater Explorer provides access to a wide range of groundwater data, including around 800 000 bore locations, bore logs, groundwater levels, salinity, groundwater management areas and landscape characteristics. The portal allows you to visualise and analyse groundwater information within an area of interest. Datasets can be downloaded.

The Explorer does not require specialised software, and includes extra data not contained in the National Groundwater Information System, which is used by GIS specialists.

Read our Information Sheet (781KB) for an overview of the Explorer

Launch the Explorer or view a plain text interface.


Using the Explorer

The Help function within the Explorer is intended to guide you through the basic functionality of the web mapping portal. The Help function includes descriptions of tool functionality and a 'how to' section for common tasks. Explanations are available in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).


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