Environmental issues including: air quality, industry emissions, motor vehicle, emissions and clean air forums.
Air pollution occurs when the air is affected by chemicals or particles that are not normally present and have the potential to affect health.
The AQI is a daily report indicating how clean or polluted the air is and the associated health effects.
Information on how you can report air pollution and help monitor air quality in NSW.
The atlas contains recorded sightings of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and endangered invertebrates in New South Wales.
Take care of your environment for future generations by following this easy guide to recycling in your home.
Bookmark this page for easy access to a range of resources, podcasts, fact sheets and materials.
The Metropolitan Water Plan focuses on dams, recycling, desalination and water efficiency - securing our water for life.
Weather information: forecasts, flood warnings, ocean conditions and seasonal outlooks.
What you need to know about climate change and the impacts on our environment.
The effects of littering on our environment and what you can do to help prevent it.
All native birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals, except the dingo, are protected in New South Wales.
Industry & Investment NSW aims to reduce the impact of energy production, distribution and consumption while ensuring reliable energy for current and future use.
Water, the basis of life, is fundamental for sustaining natural environments and supporting human activities including development and recreation. The impacts of drought and climate change further threaten Australia's already limited water resources.
The Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water NSW partners with industry sectors to assist them in integrating environmental sustainability into their daily business operations, to help them reduce energy usage, prepare for increases in electricity costs and do their bit for the environment.
Minimising native vegetation clearing is essential to help reduce the effects of climate change.
Information about the levels and water quality of NSW rivers and streams, as well as water storgage and groundwater data. This data is used for the management of our rivers, storages and the surrounding environment.
Renewable energy is an essential part of Australia's low emissions energy mix.
Simple things you can do in and around your home to save money, power and help reduce our impact on the environment.
Biodiversity is vital in supporting human life on Earth. It provides many benefits, including all our food, many medicines and industrial products.
Information about The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Scheme, which is one of the first mandatory greenhouse gas emissions trading schemes in the world.
Challenge yourself to save power. Login to review your Power Pledges and record your savings.
Learn about the impact of landfills, recycling, hazardous waste, organic waste, litter and find out how we manage waste.
A range of statistics, historical weather observations, climatology maps, and other Australian climate data.
National parks are special areas and it's up to all of us to treat them with care - whether bushwalking, camping, or vehicle touring.
All you need to know about energy rebates and how to apply.
Biological threats and problems include both land-based and aquatic plant and animal diseases, pest animals, insects and weeds.
If you are the occupier of a licensed waste facility required to pay for waste contribution, you can report your waste online.
The first step to reducing power use and cutting down on carbon pollution is to understand how we use power.
State Water delivers water and services for people, agriculture, industry and the environment in regional NSW.
For hazard reduction burning information, major wildfire updates and a list of all current incidents in NSW.
Legal requirements for managing asbestos waste and disposing of it.
The scheme provides support to people who produce renewable energy through eligible roof-top solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and wind turbines connected to the grid.
Sydney Water delivers essential and sustainable water services for the benefit of the community.
The Sydney Catchment Authority publishes weekly bulk water storage and supply reports to provide information about how much rainfall has been recorded, how full the dams are, and how much bulk water has been supplied to customers.
General information on what to do with different types of waste.
Find information about the beautiful botanic gardens of NSW.
Water is held in many hundreds of dams and other storages throughout New South Wales.
Find out more about guided tours and recreation activities in our national parks and reserves.
Achieving a reduction in waste generation, and turning waste into recoverable resources is a priority for NSW.
Promotes public access to, and enhance the appreciation and recreational enjoyment of Sydney’s coastline and estuaries for the people of Sydney and visitors to the city.
Sydney Water provides high quality, safe drinking water. Drinking water is treated to meet the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.
Drip irrigation is the most efficient watering method around, proving that low flow is the way to go. Hardly any water is wasted through wind, evaporation, run-off or overspray.
If you notice a vehicle emitting exhaust smoke for more than 10 seconds, you can submit the details to Department of Environment and Climate Change.
Hunter water provides water and wastewater services to over half a million people in the lower Hunter region.
Information for consumers about adulterated fuel, prices and water in petrol.
NSW is committed by national and international agreements to conserving the diversity of marine life and ensuring that marine resources are carefully managed for the use and enjoyment of people today and in the future.
Roads and Maritime Services, along with other agencies, has done extensive research to improve vehicle emissions, and has developed and implemented a range of initiatives to reduce the impact of vehicle emissions on the air quality in NSW.
Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) have been established across New South Wales to ensure that regional communities have a say in how natural resources are managed in their catchments.
The NSW Government's current rebate program has helped more than 278,000 NSW households (as at 30 June 2010) save more than 3.6 billion litres of water and 320,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions a year.
The Australian Water Association (AWA) is the leading water sector body in Australia, representing over 10,000 water sector professionals across all disciplines.