Temporary water restrictions
Temporary water restriction for Barwon-Darling water source
7.4 GL of held environmental water from Glenlyon Dam and up to 26 GL from Copeton Dam will release into the Border Rivers and Gwydir regulated water sources. It includes replenishment flows in the Mehi River in the Gwydir starting 15 April 2019.
Temporary water restriction for Namoi and Macquarie water sources
Rainfall on 30 March 2019, resulted in inflows to the Peel, Namoi and Macquarie River catchments that the department considers should be protected from general security extraction due to current extended drought conditions.
Repeal of temporary water restrictions for Upper Namoi and Lower Namoi Regulated River Water Source
Temporary water restrictions for general security water users in both the Upper and Lower Namoi regulated river water source have now been lifted.
Temporary water restrictions for the Lower Darling Regulated River Water Source
Drought contingency measures affecting water users in the Lower Darling have been increased with the implementation of temporary water restrictions.
Temporary water restrictions for Macquarie Regulated River system
A temporary water restriction now applies to general security water users in the Macquarie regulated river water source.
Botany sands groundwater
A Temporary Water Restrictions Order applies to parts of Botany shown on the map below as Area 1 and Area 2.