Research

Research

Research at WaterNSW

Research plays a critical role in helping WaterNSW make important decisions about managing our catchment areas and protecting and enhancing water quality and quantity to minimise risks to human health.

SCA officer testing water quality
Understanding our catchment

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.

Upper canal
Understanding lakes

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.

SCA officer on Lake Burragorang
57.4
Sunday 24 March
0.6
1,481,355 ML
2,581,850 ML
10,023 ML
1,432 ML
14,582 ML
Sunday 24 March