The Water Sharing Plan for the Intersecting Streams Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources includes rules for protecting the environment, extractions, managing licence holders' water accounts and water trading in the plan area. Information on this water sharing plan is available for viewing as detailed below:

Water sharing plan

The Water Sharing Plan for the Intersecting Streams Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources is a detailed legal instrument written in its required statutory format.

Locality map for the Intersecting Streams Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sources

Plan status

The plan commenced on 14 November 2011.

This water sharing plan is due for extension/replacement in July 2022.

Community consultation

The draft plan was on public exhibition from 6 December 2010 to 29 April 2011. All submissions were considered in the finalisation of the statutory plan which will be in place for 10 years.

The following reports were prepared to assist community consultation on macro water sharing plans. They were available for viewing and downloading during the public exhibition period:

Overview to the plan

The Water sharing plans – Inland NSW unregulated and alluvial water sources – Overview (PDF 190 KB) provides a general, plain English explanation to water sharing plan provisions and should be read in conjunction with the plan.

Background document

The background document (PDF 687 KB) provides a range of information on the development of the plan such as: how the plan was developed, the area the plan covers, an explanation of water sources included in the plan, the public consultation process, and the implementation of the plan.

Rules summary sheets

Water sharing plans contain various rules applying to specific water sources. Rules may include: environmental water rules, access licence dealing rules, rules for access licences, rules for water supply work approvals, rules for making available water determinations, and water allocation account rules.

The following rules summary sheets provide an overview of the key water sharing rules for each water source included in the Intersecting Streams Unregulated and Alluvial plan. The rules are a guide only. For more information about your particular licence conditions, please contact our licensing staff in the NSW Office of Water's Dubbo Office.

Culgoa River (PDF 24 KB) Warrego River (PDF 24 KB)
Moonie River (PDF 19 KB) Yanda Creek (PDF 19 KB)
Narran River (PDF 20 KB) Paroo Alluvial (PDF 34 KB)
Paroo River (PDF 19 KB) Warrego Alluvial (PDF 34 KB)

Security interests

A security interest may be a mortgage or charge and may be registered or unregistered. Once a water sharing plan commences, security interest holders have three years to have their interest registered against a water access licence on the Water Access Licence Register, administered by Land and Property Information. Security interest not registered within that period will be extinguished. To find out more go to Water licensing > About licences > Security interests.

General information on water sharing plans

Find out more about water sharing plans from the following pages on this website: