NRAR is an independent water regulator which oversees the enforcement of water management laws in NSW.
NRAR upholds NSW water laws by helping people to comply voluntarily and through enforcement when rules are broken.
NRAR is a risk-based regulator which means we approach investigations on a case-by-case basis. Find how we ensure compliance here.
Make a safe, confidential and secure report to NRAR about a suspicious activity.
Learn more about how and where we focus our efforts to ensure our water laws are followed.
NRAR’s Investigation and Enforcement teams deal with the more serious cases of alleged non-compliance with the water laws.
NRAR is committed to helping people comply with water laws because we know most people want to do the right thing.
We have released our 5th annual progress report. This edition contains regional water compliance snapshots of the whole of NSW. Read the
NRAR meets and consults with NSW water users on a regular basis. Find an upcoming event near you.