Namoi region

The scenic Namoi River at Walgett in country New South Wales.

The Namoi region bounded by the Great Dividing Range in the east, the Liverpool Ranges and Warrumbungle Ranges in the south, and the Nandewar Ranges and Mount Kaputar to the north. It covers an area of over 43,000 km2. The region is the traditional lands of the Gomeroi/Kamilaroi Nation.

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

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Water Sharing Plan (WSP) Supporting documentation Commence date Cease date Prior Water Sharing Plan and status
Namoi Alluvial Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document 2020
July, 2020 June, 2030
Upper Namoi and Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Sources 2016
  • Status: In force
N/A July, 2016 June, 2026 N/A
Peel Regulated River Water Source 20101
  • Status: In force
    (with two year extension)
Rule summary sheets

Changes to the Peel Water Sharing Plan fact sheet
July, 2010 June, 2022
Namoi and Peel Unregulated Rivers Water Sources 20121
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets - Peel

Rule summary sheets - Namoi 

Background document (2012) - Namoi

Background document (2010) - Peel Valley 
October, 2012 June, 2023
NSW Murray–Darling Basin Fractured Rock Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
July, 2020 June, 2030
NSW Murray–Darling Basin Porous Rock Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
July, 2020 June, 2030
NSW Great Artesian Basin Shallow Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
July, 2020 June, 2030
NSW Great Artesian Basin Groundwater Sources 2020
  • Status: In force
Rule summary sheets
Background document (2020)
Outcome of public exhibition fact sheet
July, 2020 June, 2030

1. The versions of the plan available on this link page is not authorised by the Parliamentary Counsel. While Parliamentary Counsel are working to update the web page versions for these plans on the NSW legislation website, access is being provided by these links to consolidated versions of the plans supplied by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. These versions include amendments commencing from 1 July 2020.