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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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’.

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    NSW Water Regulator concludes investigations into Maules Creek coal mine

    The NSW water regulator has reached preliminary findings in its investigations into Maules Creek Coal Mine, concluding alleged unlawful water take is occurring at the site.

  6. Water Regulator targets Muswellbrook area in Compliance Campaign

    Compliance officers from the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) will be out systematically checking compliance with water take laws in the Muswellbrook area in the week beginning 9 September.

  7. Water Regulator moves from Start Up to best of breed in first year

    The state’s new water regulator has released its first progress report, detailing its performance over an eventful first year of operations and setting its regulatory priorities for the next two years.

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    Orange Falcon swoops on West

    A targeted campaign by the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) this month investigated 60 alleged breaches of water laws, resulting in 36 actions taken.

  9. Rising River Alert - Snowy River below Jindabyne Dam

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today issued a ‘rising river alert’ for the Snowy River between Jindabyne Dam and Dalgety in southern NSW for Tuesday 3 September 2019.

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    Murray Darling Basin plan untenable for NSW

    NSW is considering its options, in relation to the Murray Darling Basin Plan, after today’s Ministerial Council meeting failed to deliver for regional communities by refusing to pursue transparency and the threat of buybacks back on the table.



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