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Greater flexibility needed for Basin outcomes

21 February 2023

NSW will be reaffirming its position that more time and flexibility is needed to implement the remaining shared commitments under the Basin Plan, at the upcoming Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting on 24 February 2023.

All 20 NSW water resource plans lodged

14 February 2023

NSW has made significant progress towards its obligations under the Murray Darling Basin Plan, having  now lodged its final water resource plans to the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA).

Improving Warrumbungle water and sewerage operations

14 February 2023

Water and sewerage operations across the Warrumbungle Shire have been streamlined thanks to a million-dollar upgrade of the telemetry network.

Wilcannia sewerage upgrade storms ahead

7 February 2023

The NSW Liberal and Nationals Government’s landmark $47 million Wilcannia Weir Replacement Project is taking another step in the right direction, with tenders soon to be advertised for new stormwater mitigation works that will shore up future town

West Wyalong water security project update

6 February 2023

Works are progressing on the upgrades for a secure water supply to improve water pressure in the townships of Wyalong and West Wyalong.

New 650 ml storage dam nearing completion

6 February 2023

The $8.24 million Nyngan Cobar Water Security Project is nearing completion and will deliver a new 650 megalitre storage dam to provide water security for the Nyngan community thanks to the NSW Liberal and Nationals Government.

Temporary water restriction for Upper Murrumbidgee River

3 February 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 Tuesday 7 February 2023.

World-class water and operations centre for Bega

2 February 2023

Bega Valley Shire Council’s water and sewerage services are now under one roof with the completion and official opening of a new world-class operations centre, that will reduce disruptions and improve monitoring across its South Coast network.

Yass turns on the tap with confidence

2 February 2023

Yass residents and businesses will see improvements in their water quality, with the $2.5 million stage one of the Yass Water Treatment Plant upgrade now complete.

Healthier floodplains for Gwydir and the Northern Basin

30 January 2023

The NSW Government is rolling out site visits across the Gwydir and Barwon-Darling valleys to start bringing unapproved flood works into compliance and return water to floodplains, wetlands, rivers and creeks.

Learning about our floodplain wildlife

27 January 2023

The state’s swollen floodplains are alive with aquatic critters and new research is shining a spotlight on what kinds of fish, frogs, and other creatures call them home.

Winburndale Dam upgrade nears completion

25 January 2023

The $16 million Winburndale Dam Flood Security Upgrade is nearing its final stages, with 19 of 25 pre-stressed ground anchors now installed to reinforce the dam wall.