Murray and Murrumbidgee water allocation
Today’s water allocations for licensed water users in the Murray region reflect the ongoing dry conditions across much of the state.
Have your say water metering consultations in Moree
The department will meet with the community in Moree this week as part of a state-wide consultation and community engagement program on non-urban metering.
Rising river alert - Snowy River below Jindabyne Dam
The NSW Department of Industry today issued a ‘rising river alert’ for the Snowy River between Jindabyne Dam and Dalgety in southern NSW for Thursday 30 August 2018.
Response to NSW Ombudsman water report
The NSW Government has accepted the recommendations from the Ombudsman’s final report into the management of water across the State, after its tabling in Parliament today.
Two NSW Water Sharing Plans extended
Two NSW Water Sharing Plans have been extended to allow for the consideration of a recent review by the Natural Resources Commission.
Public comment sought on draft Macquarie Floodplain Management Plan
Floodplain landholders and the community are invited to comment on the draft Macquarie Valley Floodplain Management Plan.
New Water Regulator 'NRAR' marks 75 days
The state’s independent water regulation and compliance regulator is only 75 days young but is already out in the field as they prepare to ramp up operations.
Minister visits drought stricken Coonabarabran
Minister for Regional Water visited Coonabarabran today to inspect emergency water measures to address the threat of water shortages in the region.
Successful Barwon-Darling water restrictions finish at midnight
Impromptu cricket matches have been suspended on the Darling River bed near Tilpa after the successful release of environmental water, backed for the first time by temporary water restrictions that finish at midnight tonight.
Time for NSW labor to back basin plan
Minister for Regional Water, Niall Blair, has congratulated the Federal Parliament on overturning a Greens’ disallowance motion that threatened the social and environmental benefits of the Murray Darling Basin Plan.