Draft National Policy Statement for Water Resources Infrastructure


Terms of reference


Glossary of abbreviations

1 Introduction


Our inquiry

2 Need for an NPS

Meeting the water resilience challenge

3 Projects to be supported

Nationally significant infrastructure projects

Effluent reuse

4 Development consent

Water resources management plans

Demand, leakage and catchment management

Revisions to plans

Consultation and the demonstration of need

Funding of water resources infrastructure

5 Cross-cutting criteria

Assessment criteria and generic impacts

Environmental net gain


6 Integration with wider policy

Regional and national frameworks

7 Conclusions

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 26 April 2019