Learn about basins and catchments in NSW
Our department plays an important role in researching and reporting on rivers, groundwater and catchment health.
The Great Artesian Basin is one of the largest and deepest underground freshwater resources in the world lying below 22% of Australia.
The Murray-Darling Basin is the catchment for the Murray and Darling Rivers. It covers most of inland NSW, extending from Queensland in the
The department is responsible for facilitating and regulating Snowy Hydro Limited’s operation of the Snowy scheme in line with the Snowy