|State-owned statutory corporation overview|
|Formed||1892 (Corportised 1992)|
|Dissolved||Hunter District Water Board|
|Jurisdiction||Newcastle and Lower Hunter Region|
|Headquarters||36 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle West, New South Wales, Australia|
|State-owned statutory corporation executives|
|Parent State-owned statutory corporation||Government of New South Wales|
Hunter Water is a state owned corporation providing drinking water, wastewater, recycled water and some stormwater services to 500,000 people in the Lower Hunter Region in New South Wales, Australia. It was formed in 1892, when the Hunter District Water Supply and Sewerage Board was founded, and was later known as the Hunter District Water Board between 1938 and 1992.
Hunter Water's Managing Director is Dr Jim Bentley and Chair is Terry Lawler.
Hunter Water supplies its customers with water sourced from Chichester Dam located north of Dungog and Grahamstown Dam located east of Raymond Terrace. It also utilises water from underground aquifers at the Tomago Sandbeds in Tomago
Since July 2014, "Water Wise" rules apply to properties within its area of operations. The Rules are: