Urban Stormwater Drainage

​Information on legislation regarding urban stormwater drainage.

In this Topic

  • New Stormwater Legislation
    The Urban Water Policy Unit developed new legislation, the Urban Drainage Act 2013, to replace the Drains Act.
  • New Stormwater Regulations
    The draft Urban Drainage (General) Regulations 2014 have been prepared to provide additional information and guidance to local councils and property owners in the implementations and use of the Urban Drainage Act 2013.
  • Review of the Drains Act
    Public comment closed in July 2010. Submissions to the review, and a response to the submissions, are available.