Water Services Sector Group (WSSG)

Sector overview
  • The water services sector provides safe drinking and raw water and the collection and treatment of wastewater and storm water.
  • Other sectors are reliant on the water sector for the safe operation of their buildings and equipment and the health of employees
Key Stakeholders
  • Catchment management authorities
  • Rural water authorities (irrigation)
  • Regional urban authorities
  • Wholesalers (responsible for bulk water distribution)
  • Retail water companies
Key Assets and Infrastructure
  • Dams, reservoirs and ground water extraction
  • Desalination plants, water storage and water treatment plants

The Water Services Sector Group receives secretariat support from the Department of Home Affairs.

Email: WSSG@homeaffairs.gov.au