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Latest non-urban metering information

Latest information about non-urban metering, including community engagement and project updates.

Non-urban metering updates

The NSW Government has extended the compliance dates for water users in the Southern Inland and Coastal NSW to give water users a reprieve as they continue to face on going flood events.

The new compliance dates are:

  • 1 June 2023 for Southern Inland (extended by 6 months)
  • 1 December 2024 for Coastal NSW (extended by 12 months)

Read more: Metering extension for Coastal and Southern Inland water users

Supply of metering equipment and installers in NSW

Last updated 14 July 2022

Metering equipment and installers

Statistics

Source

Number of certified meter installers in NSW

162

Irrigation Australia Limited

Number of pattern-approved meters available in NSW

17

Murray Darling Basin Authority

Number of local intelligence devices available in NSW

3

Department of Planning and Environment

Indicative lead time for supply of pattern approved meters

up to 2 weeks

Department of Planning and Environment supplier survey and engagement

Indicative lead time for supply of local intelligence devices

up to 2 weeks

Department of Planning and Environment supplier survey and engagement

Upcoming non-urban metering stakeholder engagement

There are no upcoming engagement activities planned.

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Non-urban metering updates

Fairer metering for small water users

The NSW Government will make it easier for up to 500 small water users to access water under new rules which deliver more consistency to the

Exemption for small stock and domestic water access licence holders

A temporary exemption from the non-urban water metering rules for holders of small stock and domestic water access licences.

Telemetry coverage tool

The NSW Government has developed a telemetry coverage tool to identify your telemetry coverage in NSW. This tool can assist you and your

Metering portable pumps - A guide to installing metering on portable pumps

The department has published a portable pumps note—a guide to installing metering on portable pumps to assist duly qualified persons.

Frequently Asked Questions for DQPs

The department has published FAQs to assist duly qualified persons with supplementary information about the non-urban metering framework.

Programs to support metering and telemetry

The Australian and NSW Governments have launched a $36.1 million suite of programs to support uptake of telemetry and metering across NSW.

Metering extension for Coastal & Southern Inland water users

Water Users along the NSW Coast and in the Southern Inland will be given extra time to install non-urban metering equipment in the wake of

View the full list of updates.