Plans and programs
Water Efficiency Program and Water Efficiency Framework
The NSW Government has committed to the development of a state-wide Water Efficiency Framework and Water Efficiency Program.
Metropolitan water plans in New South Wales
Part of a suite of long-term strategies the NSW Government is developing to maintain the resilience of the state’s water resources over the coming decades.
Water sharing plans
Water sharing plans are a statutory obligation under the Water Management Act 2000.
Water resource plans
Water resource plans must be prepared and submitted for assessment to meet our commitment to the Commonwealth's Basin Plan.
Healthy Floodplains Project
The healthy floodplains project reforms the management of water on floodplains through the development of plans and licensing of harvesting water extractions.
NSW Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism projects
SDLAM is a way to achieve similar or even better environmental outcomes for rivers, wetlands and wildlife using less water as part of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Water recovery programs
Water recovery projects can provide additional water for productive and environmental purposes.
Water & sewerage infrastructure programs
We administer and implement co-funding programs to assist in the delivery of water and sewerage infrastructure in regional NSW.
Regional water strategies in New South Wales
The NSW Government is taking action to improve the security, reliability, quality and resilience of the state’s water resources. Regional Water Strategies will deliver healthy and resilient water resources for a livable and prosperous regional NSW.
Town Water Risk Reduction Program
A two year program working together with the sector to identify long-term solutions to the key barriers facing Local Water Utilities.