Public consultations being held to help communities conserve their water supplies
Given the drought is intensifying across the state, the NSW Government continues to implement drought management measures in consultation with communities.
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.
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.
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.
NSW water metering rules now apply
Non-urban water users are being advised that some new rules under the NSW Government’s robust metering framework are now in effect.
New meter accreditation agency is good news for regional water users
The NSW Government is pleased to advise NSW water users that Manly Hydraulics Laboratory has been granted extended accreditation to test non-urban water meters that have a flow capacity up to 1,500 litres per second as a step in the water meter pattern approval process.
First advice from new Snowy Advisory Committee on water flows
The first advice from the new Snowy Advisory Committee (SAC) about environmental water flows from the Snowy River has been delivered to the NSW Government this month.
Review into NSW Water Reform Action Plan gives positive report
The NSW Government has welcomed the findings of an independent review into the government’s Water Reform Action Plan.
Initial report into Northern Rivers bottled water released
The initial report from the Independent Review of the Impacts of the Bottled Water Industry on Groundwater Resources in the Northern Rivers Region of NSW has been released.
Community notice: Wilcannia Weir upgrade consultation commences
The department is pleased to advise that the business case and scoping study for the upgrade of Wilcannia Weir are now available for review.