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  1. Water Regulator's Coffs Harbour Compliance Campaign Enters Phase 2

    The state’s water regulator has released the results from phase 1 of its Coffs Harbour water compliance campaign, as its officers head out into the field for phase 2.

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    NSW Water Regulator concludes investigations into Maules Creek coal mine

    The NSW water regulator has reached preliminary findings in its investigations into Maules Creek Coal Mine, concluding alleged unlawful water take is occurring at the site.

  3. NRAR operational yadhala mill

    Water Regulator to audit properties from Bourke to Mungindi

    Properties in the Barwon-Darling region from Bourke to Mungindi will be visited by officers from the state’s water regulator this week as part of audit campaign ‘Operation Yadhala Mil’.

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    Water regulator commences 10th prosecution

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has reached double figures in prosecutions commenced against those allegedly breaking the state’s water laws.

  5. Water Regulator targets Muswellbrook area in Compliance Campaign

    Compliance officers from the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) will be out systematically checking compliance with water take laws in the Muswellbrook area in the week beginning 9 September.

  6. Water Regulator moves from Start Up to best of breed in first year

    The state’s new water regulator has released its first progress report, detailing its performance over an eventful first year of operations and setting its regulatory priorities for the next two years.

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    Orange Falcon swoops on West

    A targeted campaign by the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) this month investigated 60 alleged breaches of water laws, resulting in 36 actions taken.

  8. 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.

  10. 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.

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