A number of public registers have been established by the NSW Office of Water to provide information for water users and the general public that can be widely and simply accessed.
Overview of water management registers and statistics
Using the variety of searches available from the selection of links on the left hand side of this screen under the heading Public Registers you can access up-to-date information as outlined below.
Alternatively, you can search for the information outlined below using the new easy-to-use NSW Water Register.
Water Management Act 2000: consents and activities
Water access licences
Water access licence and use statistics
Water Act 1912: licences and authorities
The information provided is limited to meet the requirements of section 57 of the Privacy and Personal Information Act 1998.
Note: The Water access licence register is administered by the Land and Property Management Authority. This should be searched to obtain the legal information about a water access licence required for most water dealings.