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Regional water strategies in New South Wales

Public exhibitions

Your feedback, alongside other engagement, continued research and further analysis, will help us make sure our strategies improve the security, reliability, quality and resilience of the state’s water resources.

Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy

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 manage the water needs of NSW over the next 20 to 40 years. A second draft Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy was on a second public exhibition from 1 November to 11 December 2022. During this period additional general public engagement will take place and written submissions will be accepted regarding the strategy.

Scenic country views of the Mann River near Cangai.

Lachlan Regional Water Strategy

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 manage the water needs of NSW over the next 20 to 40 years. A second draft Lachlan Regional Water Strategy was on public exhibition from Wednesday 5 October until Friday 18 November 2022.

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.

Murray 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 Murray region. The draft Murray Regional Water Strategy was on public exhibition from Monday 11 April until Sunday 22 May 2022.

Western Regional Water Strategy

A 20-year strategy to improve the security and certainty of our water resources in the western region.

The sun rising over the scenic Darling River, Bourke.

Namoi Regional Water Strategy

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 manage the water needs of NSW over the next 20 to 40 years. A second draft Namoi Regional Water Strategy was on public exhibition from Monday 22 August until Sunday 18 September.

Macquarie-Castlereagh Regional Water Strategy

A 20-year Macquarie-Castlereagh region-specific strategy to improve the security and certainty of our water resources.