Access the latest drought-related information

As drought conditions worsen, there is increasing need for councils to be able to easily access relevant, up to date and accurate information.

Key sources of drought related information include the following:    

Water NSWwater storage and drought information for Greater Sydney and Regional NSW

Regional Water Availability Report, a weekly update on water storage levels throughout NSW. You can access past reports here and you can subscribe to receive future reports here

Water News, a monthly e-publication which provides updates on water planning, management and reform in NSW. You can subscribe to Water News here

State Seasonal Update, information and data to help prepare for and respond to seasonal conditions. You can find past reports here and you can subscribe here.

Combined Drought Indicator (CDI) an interactive tool that provides a snapshot of current seasonal conditions for NSW, factoring in rainfall, soil moisture and pasture/crop growth indices. The CDI is updated regularly and is available here.

Water data, status and forecasts from the Bureau of Meteorology.

If you have any questions or wish to provide feedback, please contact Mark Hely