Greater Metropolitan region

Kangaroo River toward Carrington Falls in New South Wales.

The Greater Metropolitan region is located on the south-east coast of NSW, extending from Shoalhaven Heads in the south, Broken Bay in the north, Lithgow in the west, and Goulburn in the south west. It covers an area of approximately 32,500km2. The region is located within the traditional lands of the Yuin, Tharawal, Eora, Dharug and Gundungurra Nations.

The water sharing plans that apply to the surface water and groundwater resources of the Greater Metropolitan region are listed below.

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Water Sharing Plan (WSP) Supporting documentation Commence date Cease date Prior Water Sharing Plan and status

Greater Metropolitan Region Groundwater Sources 2011

  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2011
July, 2011June, 2021N/A

Greater Metropolitan Region Unregulated River Water Sources 2011

  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2016
July, 2011June, 2021N/A