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TWRRP Phase 1

Town Water Risk Reduction Program

A two-year program working together with the sector to identify long-term solutions to the key barriers facing local water utilities.

Yanda campground and Darling River.

The program

Identifying long term solutions to water & sewerage service challenges & risk in regional towns.

Kayaking on the Murray River.

Improve the regulatory and assurance framework

We are partnering with the sector to develop and implement an improved regulatory and assurance framework for local water utility.

Carcoar Water Filtration Plant.

Improve access to skills and training

We continue to partner with key stakeholders to address skill shortages in the sector. We are working to increase access to skills and

Steep slope mower training.

Encourage greater collaboration

We are encouraging greater collaboration by connecting utilities and focusing on joint and regional solutions.

Public consultation.

Facilitate greater state government support

We are facilitating access to capacity and capabilities within the NSW Government.

Drone Main Weir Menindee, March 2020

Investigate alternate funding models

We will work with the water utilities sector to explore the pros and cons of alternative funding.

Hay Sewerage Treatment Plant.

Stakeholder Advisory Panel

This program leverages the wealth of expertise within councils, local water utilities and relevant government agencies.

Aerial from a drone flying over the Menindee Lakes Weir.

Councillor training

We have partnered with key stakeholders to design and develop councillor-specific training for water.

Riverina water.