How should LWUs undertake IWCM strategic planning?

Jerilderie Billabong Creek, NSW.

IWCM strategic planning should be undertaken in accordance with the 'Best-Practice Management of Water Supply and Sewerage Guidelines' and the 'IWCM Strategy Check List PDF, 761.44 KB'.

The department assesses IWCM issues papers and strategies in accordance with Best-Practice Management of Water Supply and Sewerage Guidelines and the IWCM Strategy Check List. LWUs should request assessment of IWCM issues papers and IWCM strategies and submit relevant documents by emailing

The department provides strategic and technical support for the process of IWCM strategic planning. The below documents provide further guidance to LWUs for IWCM strategic planning. This includes an extended version of the IWCM checklist (in Microsoft word format) that provides further guidance on the development of the scope of works, including data and modelling inputs.