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Snowy Scheme

Environmental flow management

Environmental water releases into the Snowy, Murray, Upper Murrumbidgee and Montane Rivers.

Hikers on Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko walk - Image credit: E Sheargold/DPE

Enhancing environmental flow management in NSW

The views from Jacks lookout in the southern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park, near Thredbo, offers scenic views of the Snowy River valley and Snowy River - Image credit: Murray Vanderveer

Read about the initiative to recover environmental water for the Snowy and Montane Rivers.

Lake Jindabyne water release - Image credit: Clare Edwards/NSW Department of Primary Industries

Read about the environmental water released to the Snowy River below Jindabyne Dam.

Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko walk, alpine stream - Image credit: E Sheargold/DPE

Read about environmental releases from Tantangara dam into the Upper Murrumbidgee and other montane rivers.

Snowy River, Main Range walk, Charlotte Pass - Image credit: E Sheargold/DPE

Read scientific reports and papers on ecological responses to environmental flows.

Snowy River flowing

Read about how environmental flows are designed.