It takes much more than a tap to run your water
At Hunter Water, we supply water to more than half a million people in the Lower Hunter region of New South Wales. Over 240,000 properties are connected to our water supply network.
Hunter Water supplies a small volume of bulk treated water to Midcoast Water customers in Karuah and can also supply and receive bulk treated water from Wyong Council.
Water Collection: Our Water Sources
Drinking water sources within Hunter Water's area of operations include:
Treatment: Our Water Treatment Plants
Hunter Water operates six water treatment plants within its area of operations.
- Grahamstown Water Treatment Plant
- Dungog Water Treatment Plant
- Lemon Tree Passage Water Treatment Plant
- Anna Bay Water Treatment Plant
- Nelson Bay Water Treatment Plant
- Gresford Water Treatment Plant
Learn about our water treatment processes.
Transportation - Water Supply Transfer
It takes 4,944 km of pipes, 98 pumping stations and 79 reservoirs to transport 68 billion litres of water to our customers each year.
Learn more about our drinking water quality commitment.
View the rainfall data within our area of operations.