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

2022

Date Water source License category
2022 07 01 Available Water Determination Order for Unregulated River Water Sources 2022 361.6 KB Various
2022 07 01 Available Water Determination Order for Regulated River Water Sources 2022 404.0 KB Various
2022 07 01 Available Water Determination Order for Groundwater Sources 2022 270.9 KB Various
2022 06 07 Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No.5] 109.4 KB General
2022 06 07 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 5] 108.8 KB General
2022 05 23 NSW Border Rivers Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 3] 108.4 KB General
2022 05 06 Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No.4] 109.4 KB General
2022 05 06 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 4] 108.9 KB General
2022 04 07 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 3] 108.1 KB General
2022 04 07 Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No.3] 108.7 KB General
2022 03 30 NSW Border Rivers Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 2] 108.3 KB General
2022 03 30 Belubula Regulated River Water Source 2022 130.6 KB General
2022 03 23 Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 3] 109.1 KB General
2022 03 08 Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 2] 106.7 KB General
2022 03 07 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 2] 108.2 KB General
2022 03 07 Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No.2] 108.7 KB General
2022 02 17 Bega and Brogo Regulated Rivers Water Source 2022 108.5 KB General
2022 02 09 Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 1] 106.8 KB General
2022 02 07 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No. 1] 109.0 KB General
2022 02 07 Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2022 [No.1] 108.8 KB General
2022 01 28 NSW Border Rivers Regulated River Water Source 2022 58.9 KB General
2022 01 18 Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2022 57.9 KB General
2022 01 13 Gwydir Regulated River Water Source 2022 59.3 KB General
2022 01 12 Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source 2022 59.8 KB Various

Past years' statements