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  1. Unlawful creek front activities

    Company fined $88k for unlawful creek front activities

    A company operating at Bundabah in the Port Stephens area was given the maximum penalty after being found guilty in Raymond Terrace Local Court on Thursday of four counts of unlawful activities on waterfront land.

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    Vineyard owner pleads guilty to eight charges of unlawful water take

    The owner of a vineyard on the NSW-Victorian border has pleaded guilty in the Land and Environment Court to unlawfully taking 1378 megalitres of water from the Murray River.

  3. Natural Resources Access Regulator officers visit Moree.

    Water regulator marks first anniversary with an 80 percent increase in cases finalised

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) is marking its first year by increasing the numbers of boots on the ground and dramatically increasing water investigation rates.

  4. Water Regulator inspecting Hawkesbury and Hills agricultural operations

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) is now inspecting agricultural operations on the Hawkesbury River to find out their level of compliance with water laws.

  5. Water Regulator inspecting Coffs farms

    Water Regulator inspecting Coffs farms

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) will visit a number of Coffs Harbour fruit and vegetable farms from Monday 20 May, to check they are complying with water management laws.

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    Water Regulator shepherds environmental water flows in state’s north

    The Water Regulator is continuing to shepherd environmental water flows released from the northern Murray-Darling Basin.

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    NSW Water Regulator encouraged by response to embargo in state's west

    The Chief of the NSW independent water regulator said he was encouraged by what his officers found when carrying out a targeted compliance campaign last week in the state’s west.

  8. Bywash dam at Bourke

    Water regulator maintains vigilance over holiday period

    The NRAR commenced prosecution of a landholder at Euston in the state’s far south west who is alleged to have taken water unlawfully on seven occasions between April 2016 and May 2018.

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    Unlawful works on Murray River incur hefty penalties

    A Corowa landowner and a contractor were fined $15,000 and $7,500 after they pleaded guilty to unlawful works on a river system in Albury Local Court.

  10. NSW Water Regulator increases reach to help communities comply

    NSW Water Regulator increases reach to help communities comply

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