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Murrumbidgee Regional Water Strategy

A long-term regional water strategy is being developed to guide how the NSW Government can best address the water-related challenges to support a liveable and prosperous Murrumbidgee region. A draft Murrumbidgee Regional Water Strategy was on public exhibition from Monday, 11 April until Sunday 22 May 2022.

Public exhibition closed

The draft Murrumbidgee Regional Water Strategy was on public exhibition from 11 April 2022 until 22 May 2022.

All submissions are currently being reviewed and feedback on the strategy overall including the long list of options presented is informing the options assessment process and finalisation of strategy documents.

Further community engagement will be undertaken following the review and assessment of all feedback.

A summary of feedback received and a copy of respondent submissions (for those respondents that have provided permission) will be published on this website in the coming months.

Thank you to those who have made a submission.

Please email the Regional Water Strategies Team regionalwater.strategies@dpie.nsw.gov.au if you would like further details about the development of this strategy.

Overview

The NSW Government is preparing regional water strategies that will bring together the best and latest climate evidence with a wide range of tools and solutions to plan and manage the water needs of NSW over the next 20 to 40 years.

A long-term Regional Water Strategy is being developed to guide how the NSW Government can best address the water-related challenges to support a liveable and prosperous Murrumbidgee region.

We have prepared this draft strategy to continue our discussions with you about the future management of water in your community. It has been prepared in consultation with local councils and Aboriginal communities.

Murrumbidgee Regional Water Strategy Snapshot

Download a copy of the Murrumbidgee Region Key Statistics Snapshot (JPG, 1248.89 KB).

Draft strategy and background information

The draft Murrumbidgee Regional Water Strategy is a set of three documents:

  1. Regional Water Strategies Guide (PDF, 3559.18 KB)
  2. Draft Regional Water Strategy: Murrumbidgee Strategy (PDF, 45582.06 KB)
  3. Draft Regional Water Strategy: Murrumbidgee Long List of Options (PDF, 15284.03 KB)

More background information:

Public information sessions

Public information sessions were held at:

  • Albury on Tuesday, 26 April 2022
  • Deniliquin on Wednesday, 27 April 2022
  • Griffith on Thursday, 28 April 2022
  • Wagga on Friday, 29 April 2022
  • Wentworth on Tuesday, 10 May 2022
  • Balranald on Wednesday, 11 May 2022
  • Tumut on Friday, 13 May 2022
  • Queanbeyan on Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Watch the recorded webinar

Thursday, 21 April 2022 – An overview of the regional water strategies program, region-specific challenges and shortlisted actions. The webinar included a question and answer session.

Watch the recorded webinar

Tuesday, 3 May 2022 – An overview of the regional water strategies program, region-specific challenges and shortlisted actions. The webinar included a question and answer session.

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like more information about our information sessions please email regionalwater.strategies@dpie.nsw.gov.au.

Next steps

We are working with communities across the state in a six-step approach to prepare and implement the Murrumbidgee Regional Water Strategy.

Next steps

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