16,000 swimming pools worth of water overdrawn in NSW

A field officer from the Natural Resources Access Regulator in NSW
The NSW regulator says users who take too much water affect others downstream. -PR Handout Image

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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