The community feels strongly about the importance of their role in securing greater Sydney’s water supply. Community consultation has also shown that a large proportion of Sydney residents think that education about sustainable water management is essential. This means that local government, non-government organisations, the NSW Government and the community together have the opportunity to work toward a sustainable water future.
The Metropolitan Water Directorate’s community engagement, social research and education program (Water for Life) is an integrated part of water planning for Sydney. It supports, engages and encourages the greater Sydney community to play their part.
The Water for Life program provides social inputs into the review and implementation of the Metropolitan Water Plan by:
The Water for Life program also includes a coordinated education program providing professional learning opportunities, resources and tools.