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Increasing recreation opportunities at Prospect Reservoir

The NSW Government is seeking ideas from the community about the potential to expand recreation activities at Prospect Reservoir

About the project

Western Sydney is growing in population, housing, and jobs. As growth of the Western Parkland City continues, demand for recreation areas will increase. That’s why the NSW Department of Planning and Environvment (DPE) are exploring new ways to expand opportunities to exercise, relax and connect with nature at Prospect Reservoir.

However, they know there is much to protect at the site. The Prospect Reservoir and Nature Reserve have significant history and importance. Since 1888, the reservoir has been supplying drinking water to Greater Sydney residents. It is used as one of three main supplies for Prospect Water Filtration Plant, supplying 80% of Greater Sydney’s drinking water to 4 million people. Prospect Nature Reserve is also listed on the NSW State Heritage Register for its rare and endangered aspects.

There are currently limited opportunities for recreational use at Prospect Reservoir.

The NSW DPE want to hear about what you value at Prospect Reservoir and what additional recreational activities you might like to see there in the future.

Have your say

The NSW DPE are seeking ideas from the community. The survey period closes at 11:59 pm on Saturday 30 September 2023.

Complete the survey