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 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
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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.
Groundwater allocations available across NSW
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking expressions of interest in new groundwater allocation releases available for 40 water sources across NSW, urging interested water users to lodge an application.
Independent review commences into MDBA constraints modelling
An independent review of the MDBA modelling of constraints has commenced following the appointment of an expert panel based on terms of reference by the Victorian and NSW water ministers.
Government helping farmers meet new metering rules
The NSW Government is adjusting the start dates for metering rules to ensure farmers can meet strict new metering obligations being rolled out in the Northern Basin, as the drought continues across the state.
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’.