16,000 swimming pools worth of water overdrawn in NSW

By Liv Casben
Updated November 21 2023 - 7:05am, first published 7:00am
The NSW regulator says users who take too much water affect others downstream. (HANDOUT/NATURAL RESOURCES ACCESS REGULATOR (NRAR))
The NSW regulator says users who take too much water affect others downstream. (HANDOUT/NATURAL RESOURCES ACCESS REGULATOR (NRAR))

An audit by the NSW water regulator has found 40,000 megalitres of water was overdrawn during the 2021-22 financial year, the equivalent of Oberon Dam or 16,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

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