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Approval and inspection of treatment works

Works approval status

The dashboard offers clear information about the assessment progress, approval outcome, and the 60-day assessment timeline for works approvals under relevant sections of the Regulatory and Assurance Framework.

About works approval status

Since the 1 July 2022, the Regulatory and assurance framework for local water utilities (PDF, 1100.53 KB) has applied to local water utilities in regional NSW.

The dashboard below provides transparency on the assessment status, approval result and 60 day assessment clock of works approvals (under section 5 of the Regulatory and assurance framework - section 60 of the Local Government Act 1993 or section 292(1) of the Water Management Act 2000).

Assessment and approval data presented is for all applications received via the WAMS application portal since 1 July 2022. The department is currently working to make the approval instruments, the notices of determination, publicly available. If you would like to know more about this data or have any questions related to works approvals please contact section60@dpie.nsw.gov.au.