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Billions of litres of water saved

25 November 2022

The NSW Government is ramping up its war on wasted water, rolling out the second phase of the hugely successful $12.5 million Regional Leakage Reduction Program to save billions of litres of the State’s most precious resource.

Planning for the future of water on the South Coast

24 November 2022

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has today launched the South Coast Regional Water Strategy that will pave the way for a sustainable water future for everywhere from Jervis Bay to Bega and surrounds.

North Coast ready for water future

24 November 2022

The New South Wales Government has today launched the much-anticipated North Coast Regional Water Strategy that sets out a clear vision for the future of sustainable water in this iconic area.

Planned Snowy environmental flows superseded by flood mitigation releases

24 November 2022

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has suspended a planned environmental water release from Jindabyne Dam that was scheduled to take place on Thursday 1 December 2022, due to flood operations being undertaken by Snowy Hydro.

Labor must extend June 2024 deadline for Murray-Darling Basin Plan

23 November 2022

The Federal Labor Government must extend the June 2024 deadline for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan following comments made yesterday by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority chief executive Andrew McConville at the National Press Club.

Secret life in our waterways unveiled

22 November 2022

A new environmental monitoring program is peeling back the curtain on the secret life of fish and other aquatic animals living in NSW’s coastal rivers.

Dungowan Dam community meetings next week

18 November 2022

A series of face-to-face meetings will be held in Tamworth next Wednesday and Thursday (23 and 24 Nov) to update the community about the public exhibition of the New Dungowan Dam and Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

Plan for Gwydir's water future launched

18 November 2022

The NSW Government has ushered in two decades of safe, secure and reliable water for the Gwydir region, thanks to the launch of the Gwydir Regional Water Strategy.

A smarter water future for the Border Rivers

18 November 2022

The NSW Government has launched the Border Rivers Regional Water Strategy to deliver healthier, more reliable, and resilient water resources for the next 20 years.

No secret pact for water buybacks

16 November 2022

The NSW Government has reaffirmed its opposition to non-strategic water buybacks being used to meet water recovery targets as part of the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

Submissions close next week for Macquarie water

11 November 2022

There is only one week left to have your say on the draft Macquarie-Castlereagh Regional Water Strategy.

More time to consider future of Lachlan water

11 November 2022

The NSW Government will re-exhibit the draft Lachlan Regional Water Strategy in 2023 to give flood-affected communities another chance to have their say once the region has had time to recover from one of the worst floods in decades.