If you are a water user, it is your responsibility to make sure you follow the rules about taking, using and managing water.
NRAR will work with you to ensure you have all the information you need to understand how to become and remain compliant.
If you have a licence or approval to take water or undertake works near a water source, it is important you understand your responsibilities before you undertake any works or take any water.
In this section, you will find information about how to comply with water take and management rules.
Find out which water licence and water supply work approvals require you to use a meter to measure how much water you take.
Learn more about NRAR’s role in state significant development and state significant infrastructure in NSW.
Find out which aspects of water regulation we cover, and where to find the answer to your specific enquiry.
Find fact sheets and answers to our most frequently asked questions about compliance to help you understand your obligation.
NRAR has developed an interactive web-based compliance tool to help water users understand their water-use obligations and make complying
NRAR can contact you for different reasons and we will always explain clearly why we are getting in touch or visiting your property.
Learn more about NRAR’s responses to non-compliance, and how sanctions are determined.