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The Sydney Catchment Authority welcomes visitors to the dams we manage.

All dams are an easy drive from Sydney and offer ideal locations for sightseeing and recreation. So why not head out for the day and find out more about where the water in your tap comes from.

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Christmas shutdown

Our office will be closed in accordance with NSW Government policy from 22 December 2014, and will reopen on 5 January 2015. The...


Increasing Sydney's water security

A $13.7 million upgrade to Prospect Dam will further boost Sydney’s water security, Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevi...


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Blue Mountains Shoalhaven Upper Nepean Warragamba Woronora
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2,209,574 ML
2,581,850 ML
9,972 ML
1,425 ML
-5,896 ML
Friday 19 December