Adelaide River Off-Stream Water Storage (AROWS)


Estimated Cost:

Estimated cost
$2 million

A Detailed Business Case, including assessing the market demand and infrastructure requirements, for  proposed water storage options in the Darwin region has been completed.

This involved assessing the potential for AROWS and other storage options to provide secure, reliable and cost-effective water to meet future water demand.

The Australian Government has made a commitment to the construction of the Darwin Region Water Supply Infrastructure Program – Stage 1 project.

Who's involved

The $2 million project was fully funded by the Australian Government.

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding was provided through the National Water Grid Fund.

Project status

The detailed business case was completed in November 2021.