Historical Water Availability

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Historical Water Availability

The Gwydir Valley is considered a valley with a low level of water reliability driven largely by the low average yield of general security entitlement and the low volumes of other, more secure forms of water.

A breakdown of the historical water availability for the valley is provided below.  For further details on water licence numbers, allocations, usage and other statistics, see either our overview on Water Available for Irrigation or the NSW Water Register manged by DPI Water.

Gwydir Surface Water - Regulated River

High Security


General Security


Groundwater - Lower Gwydir Groundwater Water Source


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