The Lachlan region lies west of the Great Dividing Range in central NSW, extending across 90,000 km2 from the Great Dividing Range near Gunning in the east to the junction of the Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Rivers near Oxley in the west. The region is the traditional lands of the Barkandji, Nari Nari, Ngiyampaa, Wiradjuri and Yita Yita Nations.
The water sharing plans that apply to the surface water and groundwater resources of the Lachlan region are listed below.
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|Water Sharing Plan (WSP)||Supporting documentation||Commence date||Cease date||Prior Water Sharing Plan and status|
|Lachlan Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2020||Rule summary sheets||July, 2020||June, 2030|
|Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2016||N/A||July, 2016||June, 2026||N/A|
|Belubula Regulated River Water Sources 2012||Rule summary sheet|
Background document (2013)
|October, 2012||June, 2023||N/A|
|Lachlan Unregulated River Water Sources 2012||Rule summary sheets|
Background document (2012)
|September, 2012||June, 2023|
|NSW Murray–Darling Basin Fractured Rock Groundwater Sources 2020|
This is an informal compilation of the water sharing plan, including approved plan amendments. A link to the updated plan on the NSW legislation website will be provided once the plan is available under the ‘in force’ section of the website.
|July, 2020||June, 2030|