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  1. Unauthorised addition to Pooncarie Weir

    Unauthorised addition to Pooncarie Weir

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) issued Wentworth Shire Council with a Penalty Notice of $1,500 for an alleged breach of Section 91 (G) of the Water Management Act 2000 this month.

  2. Annual NRAR progress report 2019-20

    NRAR releases second progress report

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has released its second annual progress report highlighting key achievements during the 19-20 financial year.

  3. NRAR's position on enforcing water laws remains clear after disallowance

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has made clear its position on floodplain harvesting after the disallowance of the Water Management (General) Amendment (Exemptions for Floodplain Harvesting) Regulation 2020.

  4. National Resources Access Regulator car

    Moree company fined $252,000 for constructing unlawful channel

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    Departmental media release

    A Moree company operating in the Brewarrina local government area has been fined a total of $252,000 in the Land and Environment Court.

  5. Operation drawdown heads to Dubbo and Hillston next

    NRAR visits Dubbo and Hillston in next leg of Operation Drawdown

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) begins the next leg of Operation Drawdown this week, targeting bores which appear to be exceeding their extraction limits.

  6. 30 new NRAR recruits has begun this week with Armidale water users.

    NRAR monitoring program to begin in Armidale

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    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) will triple the number of site inspections it carries out thanks to an increase in on-ground personnel under its new Routine Monitoring Program.

  7. Scott Road drift wells

    Council fined for alleged unlawful water take

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    Departmental media release

    The state’s independent water regulator has issued two penalty notices to Tamworth Regional Council for alleged breaches of NSW water laws.

  8. Mulgrave market garden

    Mulgrave market gardener fined $9,900 for breaches of water laws

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    Departmental media release

    A Mulgrave market gardener was found guilty of five breaches of NSW water laws on South Creek, which is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment. The market gardener was fined a total of $9,900 for five breaches of the Water Management Act 2000 (the Act), in Windsor Local Court today.

  9. NSW Government logo

    NRAR expands presence in Regional NSW

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    Departmental media release

    In a move to increase its capacity to promote compliance and to engage the community, the state’s water regulator has announced a plan to create 25 new jobs in regional NSW this year.

  10. NSW Government logo

    NRAR to investigate compliance within bottling industry

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    Departmental media release

    The state’s water regulator will be on site inspecting water bottlers in August and September as part of a new proactive monitoring campaign to determine industry compliance levels.



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