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  1. Companies held to account by water regulator

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    Departmental media release

    The state’s water regulator is holding two companies to account in separate prosecutions for alleged breaches of the Water Management Act 2000.

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    Water regulator commences prosecution of mine at Maules Creek

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    Departmental media release

    The state’s independent water regulator has commenced prosecution in the Land and Environment Court of a mine operator at Maules Creek near Boggabri in the state’s north west.

  3. NRAR fines Port Macquarie area water carter

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    Departmental media release

    The state’s independent water regulator, the Natural Resources Access Regulator, has issued multiple fines to a Port Macquarie area water carter for allegedly taking water from the Wilson River without a water licence or approvals.

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    Water Regulator takes landowner, contractor to Court at Deniliquin

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    Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    A landowner from south-western NSW has been taken to court by the state’s independent water regulator over 13 charges related to riverfront constructions on the Murray River. The contractor who did the work has also been charged.

  5. NRAR Officer with bore

    Operation Drawdown to target overextracting bores in Griffith area

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    Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The state’s water regulator will be visiting properties with bores in the Griffith area in mid-June after a ‘desktop audit’ found almost 10 per cent of bores in the area may be extracting more water than allowed.

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

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    Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    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.

  7. Barwon River meter pump breach

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

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    Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    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.

  8. Coffs Harbour non-compliant horticulture operation

    Water Regulator finds 18 Coffs Harbour horticulture operations non-compliant

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    Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

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

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

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

  10. 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

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    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.



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