Who we are

Who we are

WaterNSW is a State-Owned Corporation established under the Water NSW Act 2014 and operates under an Operating Licence issued and monitored by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).

  • We operate the state’s rivers and water supply systems in accordance with the rules set out by regulators
  • With more than 40 dams across the state, we supply two-thirds of water used in NSW to regional towns, irrigators, Sydney Water Corporation and local water utilities
  • We also own and operate the largest surface and groundwater monitoring network in the southern hemisphere and build, maintain and operate essential infrastructure.

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Our values

Our values are the principles and behaviours that drive us to succeed as both teams and individuals every day at WaterNSW. They reflect who we are and what we represent.

WaterNSW Values

Policy statement

The Board and Management of Water NSW have zero tolerance to fraud and corruption; and commit to the control (prevention, detection and response) of fraud and corruption.

All staff are expected to act in a professional and ethical manner, following legal requirements and maintain and enhance the reputation of WaterNSW. This includes remaining vigilant to any suspected fraudulent or corrupt behaviour, and fully cooperating with the implementation of fraud and corruption prevention and control strategies.


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