Our department regulates and supports regional NSW’s local water utilities in their provision of safe, secure and sustainable water supply and sewerage services. Our role includes setting policy, planning, infrastructure and regulatory priorities across regional NSW.
We provide a management framework for local water utilities to ensure the effective delivery of essential water services.
Local water utilities
View all the local government councils exercising water supply and sewerage functions under the Local Government Act.
Best practice management
Our regulatory framework for the effective and efficient delivery of water supply and sewerage services including sustainable water conservation.
Obtain approvals for water supply dams, water and sewage treatment works, recycled water, biosolids management and concurrence of trade waste activities.
Details on our courses offered to assist regional NSW local water utilities, including the course calendar for 2019.
Expert strategic advice and technical support for local water utilities and other stakeholders.
Water & sewerage infrastructure programs
We administer and implement co-funding programs to assist in the delivery of water and sewerage infrastructure in regional NSW.