NSW Reform Of Water Laws Underway

The NSW Government has released the draft Water Management Amendment Bill 2018 and a number of consultation papers for public feedback. Proposed changes aim to improve the management of environmental water, water take measurement and metering, transparency measures and floodplain harvesting policies. The reforms have been released as part of the Water Reform Action Plan in response to the independent investigation into NSW water management and compliance, and the Murray-Darling Basin Water Compliance Review. Comments close 15 April 2018. More