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Critical water infrastructure for Nyngan, Hermidale and Cobar

24 November 2023

The NSW Government will be hosting another round of information sessions next week to get local communities up to speed on the progress of critical water infrastructure, including 3 pump stations at Nyngan, Hermidale and Cobar and a proposed

Crucial water infrastructure funding up for grabs

23 November 2023

Regional councils, irrigation companies, Aboriginal groups and science agencies have less than two weeks left to submit expressions of interest for the next round of National Water Grid funding to deliver priority water infrastructure projects in

Workshops to help regional water services get disaster-ready

22 November 2023

Councils and Local Water Utilities (LWUs) will be better prepared to safeguard water and sewerage services during floods, droughts and bushfires, thanks to a series of incident and emergency response workshops being rolled out this month.

$10 million for water quality and dam safety

16 November 2023

The NSW Government is providing a major funding boost of up to $10 million to WaterNSW to help regional towns improve dam safety and water quality.

Wilcannia sewerage upgrade to begin construction

14 November 2023

Work is about to get underway to overhaul the Hood and Martin Street sewage pump stations in Wilcannia to protect the beautiful Darling Baaka River as part of the landmark Wilcannia Weir Replacement Project.

Have your say on off-farm infrastructure to boost environmental water

13 November 2023

Residents across the Murrumbidgee and Lachlan valleys are encouraged to have their say on two major infrastructure proposals that could return up to 750 megalitres of water back to the environment through the Australian Government’s $1.54 billion

NSW Government takes action to minimise fish kill events on Darling-Baaka

10 November 2023

Minister for Water Rose Jackson is on ground in Menindee today to announce the NSW Government’s next steps to implement the recommendations made in the Chief Scientist’s report into mass fish deaths on the Darling-Baaka River.

Fee-free training for water operations staff

7 November 2023

The NSW Government is rolling out up to 900 fee-free vocational training placements across the state to tackle the shortage of skilled water operators in NSW.

Ensuring integrity in water management

6 November 2023

The NSW Government is taking action to ensure the principles of the Water Management Act 2000 are being applied effectively following the findings of a long overdue Section 10 review.

Border Rivers water sharing plan on public display

6 November 2023

The NSW Government invites water users from all sections of the community to have a say on a draft water sharing plan for the NSW Border Rivers Unregulated River Water Sources which will lay out clear rules for fair and sustainable water use in the

Temporary water restriction for the Upper Murrumbidgee River

3 November 2023

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has announced a temporary water restriction for the Upper Murrumbidgee River in the Murrumbidgee I and II water sources from Saturday 4 November 2023 to Wednesday 31 January 2024.

$6.2 million for Central Tablelands water security

3 November 2023

The NSW Government is getting on with the job of delivering major infrastructure across the Central Tablelands investing $6.2 million to boost drought resilience and water security in the face of the drying conditions.