Managing the catchment

Managing the catchment

Our role

To manage and protect declared catchment areas under the control of WaterNSW.

Sydney Catchment
Our strategic approach

皇冠代理WaterNSW protects the health of the catchments to ensure reliable, quality drinking water is available for the 5 million people of Sydney and the Illawarra, Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, Goulburn and Shoalhaven regions.

HCS cover
Protected and Special Areas

The Special Areas cover approximately 364,000 hectares of mostly unspoilt native bushland around the water storages and infrastructure that supply Sydney, the Illawarra, Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven regions.

SCA officer and Special Areas sign

Loading

97.6
Friday 28 August
-0.5
2,521,013 ML
2,581,850 ML
9,554 ML
1,365 ML
-13,604 ML
Friday 28 August