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Environmental water management in NSW

Everything you need to know about water for the environment in NSW – what it is, how it is managed, current projects and data.

Reed Beds Swamp from bird hide at Mathoura, Millewa forest, Murray Valley

What is water for the environment?

Understand the different types of water for the environment and why they are important.

Managing water for the environment

Learn about the agencies and stakeholder groups involved in managing water for the environment.

Barwon River at Collarenebri

What we are working on now

See our current projects aimed at improving the way we manage water for the environment.

Bridge over the Murray River.

Environmental water data

Search for planned and held environmental water data in NSW using registers and dashboards.

Copeton Dam.