A robust new metering framework to improve the standard and coverage of non-urban water meters across NSW commenced on 1 December 2018. The NSW government committed to this framework under the Water Reform Action Plan.
The framework will be implemented through a staged roll-out over five years. The framework will be reviewed after five years to assess its performance against the objectives.
A number of new metering requirements commenced on 1 April 2019:
The fact sheet below provides more information about what these requirements mean for water users.
Darling Irrigation and AGnVET Services have Certified duly qualified tradesmen to carry out certain work in relation to your metering equipment, including meter installation, certain maintenance requirements, validation and checking the accuracy of an existing meter.
If you require an assessment of your existing water or replacement, please contact:
Or talk to your local AGnVET or Darling Irrigation store for details.
NSW non-urban water metering framework information and fact sheet available at: https://www.industry.nsw.gov.au/water-reform/metering-framework