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New technology to help irrigators protect native fish

8 December 2022

Irrigators will save water, time and money at the same time as protecting native fish populations now and well into the future, thanks to the NSW Government’s $20 million Fish-Friendly Water Extraction project.

Planned Snowy environmental flow reduced

5 December 2022

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has reduced the volume of a planned environmental water release from Jindabyne Dam that was scheduled to take place on Friday 9 December 2022, from 3,705 megalitres per day to 1,995 megalitres per day.

Have your say on Namoi floodplain harvesting rules

1 December 2022

The NSW Government invites community feedback on the proposed floodplain harvesting rules for the Namoi valley.

One week left for the new Dungowan Dam EIS

30 November 2022

Tamworth and the Peel Valley have one more week to have their say on the New Dungowan Dam and Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement.

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Planned Snowy environmental flows superseded by flood mitigation releases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.

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.