How we provide information
As an organisation serving 4.6 million people every day, we deal with lots of documents.
Most of our documents are about providing our core services of:
- recycled water
We publish a lot of information on our website. You can learn more about the free information available on our website by viewing the open access information section below. You can also search the website for information already available to the public.
If you want more specific information we haven't published on our website, you must lodge a formal access application to us. More information about this process is available below.
The Act is sometimes referred to as the GIPA Act. It focuses on making government information readily available.
We publish a range of information in a readily accessible format. We also proactively release information that may be of interest to the public.
The following open access information is available free of charge.
We update our Disclosure Log each quarter. It lists information we've released in response to formal access applications under the GIPA Act that may be of interest to the public.
|Reference number||Date of decision||Information provided||Type of release|
|9135||02/10/2015||Survey conducted by Sydney Water on use of wipes.||Full release|
|9067||07/10/2014||Records related to Blue Mountains Backlog Sewerage Policy 1987-1997.||Full release|
|9061||02/09/2014||Records including correspondence and emails about soil testing and results at Hillsdale water easement, Campbell Reserve.||Full release|
|23/06/2014||Maintenance records for sewage pumping station SPS 187 at Sussex Street Cabramatta.||Full release|
Read our Agency Information Guide to find out more about how to access information from us.
To request information, complete the following form:
Send your completed form along with the $30 application fee (cheque or money order payable to Sydney Water) to:
Government Information (Public Access) Officer
PO BOX 399
Parramatta NSW 2124
Please call the GIPA Officer on (02) 8849 6229 if you have a question about lodging an application.
We'll notify you of a decision about your application in 20 working days, unless you agree to extend the time. We may extend the processing time if we need to consult with a third party or access records from archives.
To ensure you get the information you need, please be as specific as possible. For example, if you know the date or title of the document you want, include this information on your application form.