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,
Science, data and modelling
Water is a limited resource and must be managed both for immediate needs and for long-term economic and environmental sustainability.
Environmental water hub
Find out everything you need to know about water for the environment including what it is, why we need it, and who decides where it goes.
Fish deaths in Menindee
For information about the ongoing monitoring and management of fish deaths.
Public information sessions
Upcoming meetings, exhibitions, and other public engagement activities.
Water projects in NSW
This map shows initiatives that are either completed, committed to or being investigated as part of the NSW Water Strategy.
It shows how we are working in partnership across the water sector at all levels of government to invest in water infrastructure and service improvements.
Healthy floodplains program
Reforming the management of floodplains through the development of plans and licensing of harvesting water extractions.
Responsible for the enforcement of water laws in NSW through licensing, monitoring compliance and education.
Regional water strategies in New South Wales
Sustainable and integrated water resource management for the benefit of present and future generations.
Providing comprehensive information about how water is managed and shared in NSW.
Basins and catchments
Playing an important role in researching and reporting on river, groundwater and catchment health.