How much water do we need?

With a population of around 570,000 people in the Lower Hunter, our region requires a lot of clean, reliable drinking water to continue to prosper. Find out how water is used both in the home and around our community, as well as the programs we've put in place to conserve this valuable resource.

Where does our water come from?

Our dams and sandbeds, and rivers throughout the Lower Hunter provide quality drinking water to our community. Learn more about where each of these water sources is located and find out some interesting facts about the sites.

Lower Hunter Water Security Plan

The Lower Hunter Water Security Plan is a whole of government approach to ensuring our region has a resilient and sustainable water future that contributes to regional health and prosperity and is supported by the community.