What is groundwater?
Discover what groundwater is and why it is such an important resource for towns, industries and irrigators.
Learn about the risks to groundwater quality and the principles and objectives in place to ensure groundwater quality.
Groundwater interception schemes
Numerous salt interception schemes are in place to protect groundwater quality.
Groundwater dependent ecosystems
Learn about the methods used to ensure the continuing diversity of groundwater dependent ecosystems.
Water & Coal Seam Gas
Learn how the department manages the impacts of coal seam gas on surface water and groundwater.
Water monitoring strategy
Groundwater Baseline Project
The Groundwater Baseline Project is gathering the facts we need to make informed decisions that ensure our water resources are protected.
Northern Rivers Water Extraction Inquiry
The NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer will conduct an independent review into the impacts of the bottled water industry on groundwater sources in the Northern Rivers.