Community views on recreation in our dams and catchments

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This survey has now concluded.

Thank you to the more than 450 people who completed this survey, your input is valued.

The University of Newcastle is now reviewing the responses and a summary of the outcomes will be made available mid-2020.


A little more about this survey

Recreation is currently restricted in our drinking water catchments.

This survey asked if our customers and community support these restrictions, or if you would like greater access to our dams and catchments for activities such as boating, fishing and hiking.

The outcomes will inform our decision making around catchment protection, and will be considered alongside economic, environment and water quality studies. Learn more via our FAQs.

This research project is being conducted by a PhD Candidate at the University of Newcastle, in collaboration with Hunter Water.


This survey has now concluded.

Thank you to the more than 450 people who completed this survey, your input is valued.

The University of Newcastle is now reviewing the responses and a summary of the outcomes will be made available mid-2020.


A little more about this survey

Recreation is currently restricted in our drinking water catchments.

This survey asked if our customers and community support these restrictions, or if you would like greater access to our dams and catchments for activities such as boating, fishing and hiking.

The outcomes will inform our decision making around catchment protection, and will be considered alongside economic, environment and water quality studies. Learn more via our FAQs.

This research project is being conducted by a PhD Candidate at the University of Newcastle, in collaboration with Hunter Water.


  • How do you feel about recreation in our drinking water catchments?

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    10 months ago

    Recreation is currently restricted in our drinking water catchments.

    We want to know whether our customers and the community support these restrictions, or if you would like greater access to our dams and catchments for activities such as boating, fishing and hiking.

    Take part in the survey and find out more at yourvoice.hunterwater.com.au/recreation-survey for a chance to win one of two Ipad minis or one of five $50 eftpos vouchers!

    Recreation is currently restricted in our drinking water catchments.

    We want to know whether our customers and the community support these restrictions, or if you would like greater access to our dams and catchments for activities such as boating, fishing and hiking.

    Take part in the survey and find out more at yourvoice.hunterwater.com.au/recreation-survey for a chance to win one of two Ipad minis or one of five $50 eftpos vouchers!