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Copyright and disclaimer


Copyright in the material which appears at the Metropolitan Water Directorate website is, subject to the operation of the Copyright Act 1968, vested in the Crown in the right of the State of New South Wales.

In keeping with the NSW Government's commitment to encouraging the availability, dissemination and exchange of information (and subject to the operation of the Act), you are welcome to reproduce the material which appears at the Metropolitan Water Directorate site for personal, in-house or non-commercial use, without formal permission or charge.

In the event that you wish to reproduce, alter, store or transmit the material which appears at the Metropolitan Water Directorate site for a purpose other than personal, in-house or non-commercial use, you can apply to the Metropolitan Water branch at the following address for formal permission.

Metropolitan Water Directorate
2-24 Rawson Place, Sydney NSW 2000
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Please note that the copyright in the materials appearing at Internet sites which are linked to the Metropolitan Water Directorate site vests in the author of those materials, or the author's licensee (subject to the operation of the Copyright Act 1968). The NSW Government can not and does not grant any permission or authority in respect of the copyright in the materials appearing at third-party Internet sites, and strongly recommends that you refer to the copyright statements at those sites before making use of the materials.


The NSW Government is committed to enhancing the public availability, dissemination and exchange of information. To that end, the Metropolitan Water Directorate website has been established as an entry point to enable you to quickly and easily access information on the Internet in relation to topics of relevance to New South Wales and its residents.

The Metropolitan Water Directorate site is made up of, for the most part, hypertext links to other Internet sites which contain information collated and presented by government agencies, third-party organisations and individuals.

The providers of the linked sites often have their own protocols and standards in relation to their sites and the information which appears at them. We urge you to familiarise yourself with these protocols and standards since the NSW Government can not warrant and does not represent that the linked sites are complete, current, reliable and/or free from error. The NSW Government also can not accept responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense you might incur as a result of the use of or reliance upon the materials which appear at the linked sites.

The Metropolitan Water Directorate  site has been designed and made available as an Internet search tool only. As such you should be aware that the information you obtain from your Metropolitan Water Directorate search will depend upon the search topic and method that you use. Similarly, the Metropolitan Water Directorate site is not intended to be, and should not be relied upon as, the ultimate and complete source of information on any particular topic.

Bearing in mind the importance of freedom of expression to our democratic society, the NSW Government does not necessarily endorse or support the views, opinions, standards or information expressed at the linked sites. Similarly, you should not interpret the absence of a link from the Metropolitan Water Directorate site to any particular third-party site as a criticism or comment by the NSW Government on the provider or content of that site.

The links which appear at the Metropolitan Water Directorate site have been set up as an information source only and with the NSW Government's desire to promote multiculturalism, tolerance and diversity in our society in mind. As such, you should appreciate that despite the efforts of the NSW Government to review and asses the suitability of the linked sites, some material which appears at those sites may cause offence or upset to some visitors. The NSW Government regrets any such offence or upset caused.