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Plans and strategies

Greater Sydney Water Strategy

The NSW Government has developed the Greater Sydney Water Strategy, which charts a direction for delivering sustainable and resilient water services to Greater Sydney for the next 20 to 40 years.

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About the Strategy

Providing Greater Sydney with a more sustainable and resilient water supply.

About the strategy

How the strategy was developed

The community is helping shape the future of Sydney’s water.

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Our priorities and implementation plan

Discover the strategy’s priorities and how they will be implemented.

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Monitoring, evaluation and review of the plan

We’ll regularly update the community about what’s being delivered.

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Glossary of key terms

Definitions of common water terms referenced in the draft strategy.

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Find answers to frequently asked questions.

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