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Reconnecting River Country Program

Information hub

The Reconnecting River Country Program aims to achieve a balance of economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes across southern NSW by improving wetland and floodplain connectivity.

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Find out the latest information and resources on how the Reconnecting River Country Program is working with local communities to improve environmental, social and cultural outcomes along the Murray and Murrumbidgee River systems.

Fact sheets

Find the latest resources about the program.

Videos/animations

Learn more about the program and its benefits by viewing the videos below.

About the program

The Reconnecting River Country Program is an opportunity to ensure water for the environment can be delivered more efficiently to support healthy, productive waterways.

Benefits to native fish

Exploring how increased river flows will create a healthier river system and benefit native fish.

Benefits of changing environmental flows

Exploring the benefits of changing the way water for the environment is managed across southern NSW under the Reconnecting River Country Program.

Water for the environment

What do rivers need to stay healthy? Water for the environment is an important tool providing the flows our rivers need to support the plants, animals and people relying on it.

Flows for healthier rivers

Understanding river flows to create inundation maps and plan for the future of our communities.

Together we can improve our river systems

Finding the balance between all water users to ensure a healthy, sustainable future for our river systems. We have a way forward.

Webinars

Inundation modelling webinar – Monday 27 June 2022

Providing background information on how river models work, their intended use, their benefits and limitations and how they will be used to inform stakeholders.

Presentation

An overview of the modelling, how the models have been developed and how they can be used.

Download the presentation (.PDF 8,049KB)

Response to questions

Responses to stakeholder questions asked at the Reconnecting River Country Program modelling webinar.

Download the response to questions (.PDF 191KB)

Environmental benefits and risks analysis webinar - Friday 23 September 2022

Learn more about the findings of our environmental benefits and risks analysis for the Reconnecting River Country Program.

Presentation

An overview of the environmental benefits and risks analysis.

Download the presentation (.PDF 6.023KB)

Response to questions

Responses to stakeholder questions asked at the Reconnecting River Country Program environmental benefits and risks analysis webinar will be available soon.