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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).