Available water determinations

A water allocation, which informs licensed water users how much water they can extract, is a type of announcement known as an available water determination (AWD). An AWD is given effect by a statutory water order. AWDs and their associated orders are issued on 1 July and periodically throughout the year.

Each order authorises WaterNSW to incrementally credit the accounts of licensed water users with the volume of water specified, and allows licensed users to then take that additional water in accordance with their account balance and license conditions.

Determinations for the current year and past six years can be accessed below. If you require historical information, browse the NSW Water Register or the water documents archive portal

2021

Date Water source License category
2021 04 15 Lower Darling Regulated River Water Source 2020-21 [No. 1] 38.3 KB General
2021 04 14 Namoi Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2021 [No.3] 39.9 KB Aquifer
2021 04 14 Peel Regulated River Water Source 2021 [No. 3] 39.8 KB General
2021 04 14 Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers Water Source 2021 [No. 3] 127.5 KB General
2021 04 12 Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2021 [No. 1] 44.7 KB General
2021 04 09 Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2021 [No. 2] 40.2 KB General
2021 04 09 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2021 [No. 2] 127.6 KB General
2021 03 19 Bega and Brogo Regulated Rivers Water Source 2021 39.7 KB General
2021 03 15 Hunter Regulated River Water Source 2021 [No. 2] 127.4 KB General
2021 03 10 Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers Water Source 2021 (No. 2) 127.3 KB General
2021 03 09 Peel Regulated River Water Source 2021 [No. 2] 45.4 KB General
2021 03 09 Namoi Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2021 [No. 2] 45.6 KB Aquifer
2021 03 08 Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2021 37.1 KB General
2021 02 15 Hunter Regulated River Water Source 2021 [No. 1] 130.5 KB General
2021 02 15 NSW Murray Regulated River Water Source 2020-21 [No. 13] 21.2 KB General
2021 02 10 Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers Water Source 2021 [No. 1] 131.9 KB General
2021 02 09 Peel Regulated River Water Source 2021 [No. 1] 22.7 KB General
2021 02 09 Namoi Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2021 [No. 1] 21.9 KB Aquifer
2021 02 05 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2021 107.1 KB General
2021 02 05 Lower Namoi Regulated River Source 2021 22.2 KB General
2021 02 04 NSW Border Rivers Regulated River Water Source 2021 204.2 KB General
2021 01 19 Hunter Regulated River Water Source 2021 125.3 KB General
2021 01 15 Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers Water Source 2021 126.9 KB General
2021 01 15 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2021 127.0 KB General
2021 01 15 Murrumbidgee Regulated River Water Source 2020-21 [No. 13] 57.9 KB Various
2021 01 15 NSW Murray Regulated River Water Source 2020-21 [No. 12] 39.2 KB General
2021 01 14 Namoi Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2021 38.8 KB Aquifer
2021 01 14 Peel Regulated River Water Source 2021 46.7 KB Various
2021 01 13 Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2021 39.6 KB General
2021 01 13 Upper Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2021 39.2 KB General

Past years' statements