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  1. NRAR Officer with drone

    Water compliance increasing: NRAR triples prosecutions as it hits its second anniversary

    Water compliance is increasing in NSW, thanks to the actions of the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) who this week marked its second anniversary, and tripled prosecution for water theft and lack of compliance earlier this month.

  2. Barwon River meter pump breach

    Landowners from Walgett area face string of charges in Land and Environment Court

    Two landholders from the Walgett area will face 14 charges in the Land and Environment Court for breaches of water laws in 2016 and 2017.

  3. Coffs Harbour non-compliant horticulture operation

    Water Regulator finds 18 Coffs Harbour horticulture operations non-compliant

    The state’s independent water regulator has released the results from Phase 2 of its Coffs Harbour Intensive Horticulture compliance campaign.

  4. NSW Government logo

    Lithgow company faces three charges in Land and Environment Court over bores

    A Lithgow company is the subject of the latest prosecution launched by the state's water regulator.

  5. A Dubbo area landholders has been ordered to remove an unlawful dam and ordered to pay prosecution costs of $30,000

    Dubbo area water user convicted and fined $18,900

    A Dubbo area landholder has been fined a total of $18,900, ordered to remove an unlawful dam and ordered to pay prosecution costs of $30,000 in Dubbo Local Court this week.

  6. National Resources Access Regulator car

    Expanded register shows how your area rates in water law compliance

    The state’s water regulator has added a new layer to its public register of convictions, allowing the public to see a more complete picture of where and how the regulator has taken action against non-compliant water users.

  7. NSW Government logo

    Water Regulator launches two new prosecutions

    The state’s water regulator has launched two more prosecutions against landholders for alleged non-compliance with water laws, bringing the total number of prosecutions since the regulator’s inception to 17.

  8. Compliance officers inspecting farms and business on the North Coast.

    Water Regulator inspecting North Coast properties over summer

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) began a campaign this week visiting farms and businesses on the state’s north coast over January and February.

  9. NSW Government logo

    Water Regulator charges three companies and seven people with breaching NSW water laws

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has charged three companies and seven individuals, taking them to court for alleged breaches of NSW water laws.

  10. Water Regulator helps preserve water supply at Mungindi

    Water Regulator helps preserve Barwon water supply at Mungindi

    The state’s water regulator is helping preserve the dwindling water supply in the Barwon River upstream of Mungindi Weir as well as providing equity of access to water users.

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