Metering deadline looms for Southern Inland
30 May 2023
Southern Inland water users have less than a week left to start installing compliant non-urban metering equipment to improve the way water is measured and monitored across the state.
Nelligen water and sewerage upgrade underway
25 May 2023
Nelligen residents are one step closer to having access to reticulated drinking water and sewerage services for the first time, with construction about to commence on new pumping stations and transfer pipelines.
Walgett water update
24 May 2023
Walgett water quality has improved significantly since the town switched to river water permanently last week – with sodium levels now under 80 milligrams per litre.
Rising River Alert – Snowy River below Jindabyne Dam
11 May 2023
The NSW Department of Planning and Environment today issued a rising river alert for the Snowy River downstream of Jindabyne Dam in southern NSW for Thursday 18 May 2023.
NSW Government update on Dungowan Dam
10 May 2023
Following the Federal Government’s decision last night to withdraw funding the NSW Government will not proceed with the Dungowan Dam project.
Upper Murrumbidgee environmental high flows to commence in July
5 May 2023
The first of the three high-flow releases will begin on 10 July, followed by one in August and the final release in September 2023 although the plan may change subject to climatic, operational and environmental conditions.
Walgett successfully switches to river water
3 May 2023
For the first time since 2020, Walgett will no longer solely rely on salty bore water as its main water source with the town taking the first steps towards switching to river water.
Minister Jackson vows to fix Walgett water
28 April 2023
Minister for Water Rose Jackson will visit Walgett today to meet with the local community to get a better understanding of the water challenges facing their town.
Government taking action to help protect Menindee
22 April 2023
The NSW Government is taking proactive and precautionary action to help protect the Darling-Barka River as we move into cooler weather conditions.
Snowy River high-flows to commence in mid May
18 April 2023
The first of eight planned high-flow environmental water releases to the Snowy River will commence on 18 May and will be rolled out until early November 2023.
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.
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).