Shoalhaven Water drawings and design specifications have been developed to ensure developer designs, construction of new infrastructure, or modifications to existing infrastructure are carried out to a high standard and are consistent throughout the Local Government Area. 


Water Services Association of Australia

Shoalhaven Water is currently in the process of implementing the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) new Water Supply and Gravity Sewer Codes (Regional NSW edition). These resources are available from

Unless noted within approvals letters or correspondence from Shoalhaven Water, the new NSW Regional Codes are to be used for all water and sewer reticulation projects. 

External Suppliers are required to purchase their own copies of the Codes.

The new codes will replace the former WSA Codes (WSA 03-2011 Water Supply and WSA 02-2002 Sewerage) including Council’s corresponding Supplements. 

Water – WSA 03: 2011-3.1 Water Supply Code of Australia (Regional NSW Edition)

Sewer - WSA 02: 2014-3.1 Gravity Sewerage Code of Australia (Regional NSW Edition)

Work-as-Executed Plans

Work-as-executed plans are required to ensure that the actual location of an asset built is known and recorded. They must be prepared by a registered surveyor in accordance with Shoalhaven Water's Survey Plan Preparation & Work-as-Executed specification.

Capital Works

All contractors and consultants are required to design and/or execute works in accordance with Shoalhaven Water's standard drawings and specifications.