The Remote Area Planning and Development Board (RAPAD) group of councils confirmed their participation in the program in 2011. The participating councils in the pilot study were Barcaldine, Longreach, Boulia, Diamantina and Barcoo. Winton and Blackall-Tambo joined the Alliance in 2016. The Alliance is well advanced with many joint projects underway.
The Outback Regional Water Alliance produced a suite of showcase documents to promote water and sewerage services in the participating regions:
A feature article about the Alliance also appeared in the AWA Journal, November 2014 edition.