Temporary Water Restriction order partially lifted
The NSW Government has announced the lifting of Temporary Water Restriction Orders in some parts of the Northern Basin, as targets and critical needs are now expected to be met.
Have a say in what happens to the Great Artesian Basin
The NSW Government has announced the Water Sharing Plan for the Great Artesian Basin is now on public exhibition for community feedback.
Floodplain harvesting notification - February 2020
Reinstatement of restrictions to floodplain harvesting
First flows to be secured for critical needs
In anticipation of high rainfall in some parts of NSW over the coming days the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has put in place a restriction order to protect flows for critical needs in the northern basin.
Water Regulator inspecting North Coast properties over summer
The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) began a campaign this week visiting farms and businesses on the state’s north coast over January and February.
Water Regulator charges three companies and seven people with breaching NSW water laws
The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has charged three companies and seven individuals, taking them to court for alleged breaches of NSW water laws.
NSW changes course of Basin Plan and puts regional communities first
NSW has today delivered an overhaul of the Murray Darling Basin Plan (MDBP), for the first time since its inception, to meet the current needs of Basin communities.
Rising river alert - Snowy river below Jindabyne dam - November
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment today issued a ‘rising river alert’ for the Snowy River between Jindabyne Dam and Dalgety in southern NSW for Thursday 14 November 2019.
National Water Week, 21-27 October 2019
View all the stories the Department featured during National Water Week 2019.
Rising river alert - Snowy river below Jindabyne dam - October
The NSW Department of Industry today issued a ‘rising river alert’ for the Snowy River between Jindabyne Dam and Dalgety in southern NSW for Wednesday 30 October 2019.