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Water accounting

Accounting rules summary

Water accounting rules by licence category for each regulated water source.

Summary of accounting rules

The water accounting rules dashboard is an initiative by the department to bring greater transparency, in relation to information on the water accounting rules.

Download the dashboard data

  1. At the bottom right-hand-corner of the dashboard, select the "Download" button
  2. Select a download format (Image, Data, Crosstab, PDF, PowerPoint or Tableau Workbook) and the sheet you want to download.
  3. Select the available options for the different type of download formats.
  4. Click on "Download".

Disclaimer: The information contained in this publication is based on knowledge and understanding at the time of writing and may not be accurate, current or complete. The State of New South Wales (including the NSW Department of Planning and Environment), the author and the publisher take no responsibility, and will accept no liability, for the accuracy, currency, reliability or correctness of any information included in the dashboard (including material provided by third parties). Readers should make their own inquiries and rely on their own advice when making decisions related to material contained in this publication.

The NSW Water Register provides a range of information including official accounted usage, share component, water made available, trade, water allocations and environmental water.

There are also a range of useful water information that the public can access through the Water Insights Portal.

Other information dashboards

Data visualisation tool to view and analyse water availability announcements.

A summary of environmental water shares held across New South Wales and within each water source for each water year and compares

A summary of held environmental water shares, usage and trade data.

View data on planned environmental water accounts.

Share component since the commencement of the water sharing plan by water source and licence category.

Find out more about how extractions are tracking against extraction limits in inland groundwater sources.

Data visualisation tool to analyse volumes and prices of water allocations and entitlements being traded.

Historical water usage presented by basin, water source, river section, licence category.

Historical water utilisation and activation rates by water source.

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