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.
NSW Lands and Water Executive team appointed
The NSW Department of Industry—Lands and Water today announced a new Executive team to support the drive towards best practice management of the state’s water resources and Crown land estate
Temporary restrictions to flows in the Barwon-Darling River extended
The NSW Department of Industry—Lands and Water today announced the extension of temporary restrictions on A, B and C class water access licences in the Barwon-Darling Unregulated River to continue to protect valuable low flows entering and travelling along the river.
Executive team appointed for new independent water regulator
Another positive step in delivery of the NSW Government’s Water Reform Action Plan was announced today with the appointment of the new executive team for the independent NSW Natural Resources Access Regulator.
Have your say water reform consultation in Bourke
The NSW Department of Industry—Water will meet with the community in Bourke this week to seek input on the NSW Water Reform Action Plan as part of a statewide consultation and community engagement program.
Action on NSW water reform
The Department of Industry—Water has announced the next stage to deliver best practice water management in NSW with the launch of consultation papers.
Prosecutions begin for water compliance breaches
Water NSW has now finalised lengthy investigations into compliance matters and this week they have begun several prosecution proceedings in the NSW Land and Environment Court.
Temporary restrictions to flows in the Barwon-Darling River now in force
The NSW Department of Industry - Water today announced temporary restrictions on A, B and C class water access licences in the Barwon-Darling Unregulated River to protect valuable low flows entering the river.