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Understanding our catchment

Understanding our catchment

SCA officer in the catchment

WaterNSW conducts pathogen, landuse and wildfire research to better understand
our catchments.

Understanding the complex land uses, pollution sources and impacts across the 16,000 kilometres of greater Sydney's drinking water catchment is critical to the work of WaterNSW. This knowledge informs our priorities and decisions about catchment programs.

The following summaries highlight some of our key knowledge and research areas about catchments:

 

 

 

 

 

90.8
Monday 21 August
-0.5
2,342,955 ML
2,581,749 ML
10,796 ML
1,543 ML
-11,726 ML
Monday 21 August