We are the lead agency setting water policy in NSW. We work with the water sector to ensure we have a strategic approach to managing water,
Water is a limited resource and must be managed both for immediate needs and for long-term economic and environmental sustainability.
Everything you need to know about water for the environment in NSW – what it is, how it is managed, current projects and data.
The Department of Planning and Environment regulates floodplain harvesting through licensing, measurement and management.
Responsible for the enforcement of water laws in NSW through licensing, monitoring compliance and education.
Sustainable and integrated water resource management for the benefit of present and future generations.
Water sharing plans are a statutory obligation under the Water Management Act 2000.
Providing comprehensive information about how water is managed and shared in NSW.
Playing an important role in researching and reporting on river, groundwater and catchment health.