The Murrumbidgee region is bordered by the Great Dividing Range to the east, the Lachlan catchment to the north and the Murray catchment to the south. The region covers over 84,000 km2. The region is the traditional lands of the Barapa Barapa, Muthi Muthi, Nari Nari, Ngunnawal, Nyeri Nyeri, Wadi Wadi, Wolgalu, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, and Wiradjuri Nations.
The water sharing plans that apply to the surface water and groundwater resources of the Murrumbidgee region are listed below.
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|Water Sharing Plan (WSP)||Supporting documentation||Commence date||Cease date||Prior Water Sharing Plan and status|
|Murrumbigee Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2020||Rule summary sheets||July, 2020||June, 2030|
|Murrumbidgee Regulated River Water Source 2016||N/A||July, 2016||June, 2026||N/A|
|Murrumbidgee Unregulated River Water Sources 2012
||Background document (2016)||October, 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|
|NSW Murray–Darling Basin Porous Rock Groundwater Sources 2020||Rule summary sheets||July, 2020||June, 2030|