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The WaterNSW newsroom provides access to our latest media releases and statements.

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WaterNSW’s media team can be contacted via email or phone on 1300 662 077.

Menindee lakes releases increase as inflows continue

Media release

Date published: 17 May 2022

WaterNSW is increasing releases from the Menindee lakes system towards a rate of 18 gigalitres per day (GL/day) from Weir 32, as inflows continue and rain drives more significant tributary flows in the northern basin.

Regional dams prepared for the next round of inflows

Media release

Date published: 11 May 2022

WaterNSW regional dams are preparing to receive modest inflows, with storages across key sites expected to capture and retain run-off generated by the forecast rain this week.

Bendeela wombat trial offers new hope of mange treatment

Media release

Date published: 26 April 2022

New trials of a potential treatment method for mange-afflicted wombats in the Bendeela recreation area near Kangaroo valley commence this week.

Warragamba spill peak cut by lower catchment rainfall

Media release

Date published: 08 April 2022

Warragamba Dam’s spill rate is falling after it peaked at 2am overnight at 117 gigalitres per day (GL/day) - well down on today’s predicted peak.

Warragamba to spill again as rain event hits Sydney

Media release

Date published: 06 April 2022

Warragamba Dam is expected to spill on Friday as a result of inflows generated by a significant rain event forecast for the Greater Sydney catchment between Wednesday and Friday this week.

Lake Yarrunga – Tallowa Dam access road closed

Media release

Date published: 30 March 2022

Significant rainfall and recent flood events have resulted in a landslip on Tallowa Dam access road, at Lake Yarrunga

WaterNSW confirms two new Board appointments

Media release

Date published: 28 March 2022

WaterNSW has confirmed the appointment of two members to its Board of directors, including new Chair, Mr Peter Duncan AM.

Menindee Lakes prepares for more Barwon Darling inflows

Media release

Date published: 24 March 2022

WaterNSW is scheduling releases from the Menindee Lakes to manage storage levels in anticipation of a large volume of inflow from the Northern basin in coming months.

WaterNSW to launch state-wide reconciliation action plan

Media release

Date published: 17 March 2022

WaterNSW will formally announce details of its state-wide Reconciliation Action Plan, at a ceremony in Dubbo on Thursday, 17 March, CEO Andrew George announced today.

Dam spill peak estimate now below March 2021

Media release

Date published: 03 March 2022

The peak outflow forecast from Warragamba Dam has been downgraded to a level below that experienced during the March 2021 spill event.

WaterNSW monitoring dams as rain event builds

Media release

Date published: 01 March 2022

WaterNSW is monitoring a significant rain event making its way into the Greater Sydney catchment later today, with Sydney’s dam network at 97.6% of storage capacity, and Warragamba Dam at 99%,

WaterNSW monitoring rain event as dam spills likely

Media release

Date published: 28 February 2022

WaterNSW is monitoring a significant rain event making its way into the Greater Sydney catchment, which is likely to push some Sydney dams beyond capacity, including Warragamba.

WaterNSW seeking nominations for area-based Customer Advisory Groups

Media release

Date published: 28 February 2022

WaterNSW is calling for nominations for membership of its Customer Advisory Groups across rural and metro NSW.

Menindee Lakes’ releases on hold to protect property

Media release

Date published: 28 January 2022

WaterNSW will not proceed with a planned increase to water releases from Menindee lakes after on-ground monitoring raised concerns of an increased risk of localised impacts.

Pooncarie public meeting rescheduled to Thursday 9.30

Media release

Date published: 18 January 2022

The public meeting scheduled for Tuesday at Pooncarie has been rescheduled to Thursday (20 January) at 9.30am, WaterNSW announced today.

Menindee lakes’ releases continue as inflow surge nears

Media release

Date published: 11 January 2022

Releases from Menindee lakes have successfully created storage capacity to capture a large volume of the inflow making its way into the lakes and which is expected to reach its peak in February.

Menindee lakes releases must factor in local impacts

Media release

Date published: 22 December 2021

Forecast estimates from large flows in the Namoi valley, Border Rivers and Southern Queensland tributaries indicate that significant inflows totaling 1800-2200 gigalitres will flow into Menindee lakes from December until February.

Lakes’ releases to rise further as inflow forecast grows

Media release

Date published: 16 December 2021

Releases from Menindee lakes will increase further following consultation with local community representatives and downstream stakeholders, as inflow forecasts from the northern basin continue to increase.

Bendeela Reserve open for school holidays

Media release

Date published: 13 December 2021

The gate to the back area of Bendeela Recreation Area will open for the summer school holidays at midday on Friday, 17 December. The gate will remain open until 4pm on Sunday 30 January 2022.

Menindee lakes’ releases rise as inflow forecast climbs

Media release

Date published: 09 December 2021

Releases from Menindee lakes will continue to increase as preliminary modelling indicates that recent northern basin rain events could generate inflows well in excess of 1000 gigalitres over summer.

Regional dams ready to capture the next round of inflows

Media release

Date published: 08 December 2021

WaterNSW regional dams are preparing to capture the next increase in inflows, with almost all storages across key sites reduced in anticipation of the forecast rain event.

Steven’s Weir set to reopen following maintenance

Media release

Date published: 02 December 2021

Steven’s Weir, west of Deniliquin on the Edward River, re-opened to public access on Thursday (2 December) after extensive work on the weir and the grounds.

Burrendong holds back huge volumes after near-record inflows

Media release

Date published: 29 November 2021

Burrendong Dam is holding back huge volumes of water from the Macquarie valley downstream after near-record inflows over three days pushed the dam towards its operating capacity.

Inflows hit high peaks into key WaterNSW regional dams

Media release

Date published: 27 November 2021

WaterNSW continues to monitor storage levels at the state’s major regional supply dams, almost all of which are receiving constant inflows and are in excess of 90% of storage capacity.

WaterNSW monitoring Warragamba spill as inflows rise

Media release

Date published: 27 November 2021

WaterNSW is monitoring inflows into Warragamba Dam following confirmation that Sydney’s major supply storage started spilling shortly after 9pm last night (Friday, 26 November).

WaterNSW planning for Warragamba spill as inflows rise

Media release

Date published: 26 November 2021

WaterNSW is planning for a spill event from Warragamba Dam storage, commencing tonight (Friday, 26 November).

WaterNSW managing inflows as rain forecast persists

Media release

Date published: 24 November 2021

WaterNSW is seeking to reduce downstream impacts in key regional valleys by capturing inflows where possible and holding back peak flows into dams already near capacity.

WaterNSW managing inflows as rain forecast persists

Media release

Date published: 23 November 2021

WaterNSW is working with the Bureau of Meteorology and regional airspace reference panels to manage inflows into dams across several key areas of regional NSW, with more rain forecast for the week ahead.

Inflows into Copeton and Keepit as rain forecast holds

Media release

Date published: 23 November 2021

Inflows continue for WaterNSW dams in the Gwydir and Namoi valleys after weekend regional rainfall, which is also generating large flows in the Peel valley.

Dam releases in key areas continue before weekend rain

Media release

Date published: 18 November 2021

WaterNSW is working with the Bureau of Meteorology and regional airspace reference panels to manage inflows into dams across several key areas of regional NSW, with more rain forecast for the weekend ahead.

WaterNSW raising releases to lower storage ahead of rain

Media release

Date published: 16 November 2021

WaterNSW is increasing release rates from Burrinjuck Dam to lower the storage level to capture inflows from a rain event forecast for the weekend.

WaterNSW managing inflows as rain forecast persists

Media release

Date published: 15 November 2021

WaterNSW is working with the Bureau of Meteorology and regional airspace reference panels to manage inflows into dams across several key areas of regional NSW, with more rain forecast for the week ahead.

WaterNSW managing major inflow event at Wyangala Dam

Media release

Date published: 12 November 2021

WaterNSW is managing a significant inflow event at Wyangala Dam on the Lachlan River, which could peak at a rate of 100 gigalitres per day (GL/day), after multiple rain events over the catchment.

Changes to licensing function target faster approvals

Media release

Date published: 11 November 2021

Changes to the way WaterNSW processes licensing applications include a new operating model intended to improve the timeliness of application processing.

WaterNSW to cut dam releases as major rain event looms

Media release

Date published: 10 November 2021

WaterNSW will cut water releases from key dams across the state after days of pre-releases have reduced storage levels in preparation for inflows arising from a significant rain event predicted for much of NSW in coming days.

Hume Dam wall closed to public Tues-Wed 9-10 Nov

Media release

Date published: 08 November 2021

WaterNSW is advising the community that public access to Hume Dam wall will not be available on Tuesday and Wednesday this week (9-10 November).

Warragamba Dam raising project EIS on public exhibition extended

Media release

Date published: 30 October 2021

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Warragamba Dam raising project for flood mitigation will remain on public exhibition until 19 December, WaterNSW has confirmed.

Menindee lakes releases continue to manage storage

Media release

Date published: 28 October 2021

WaterNSW will continue releases from Menindee lakes in coming months, an operational requirement that will also sustain the downstream environment and restore the lakes’ flood mitigation capacity if needed.

Blowering Dam works require brief cut to water releases

Media release

Date published: 12 October 2021

WaterNSW is contacting businesses and landholders along the Tumut River downstream of Blowering Dam with details of a temporary reduction in water releases to allow for maintenance work on Friday, 15 October.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Our Response

Media release

Date published: 11 October 2021

WaterNSW is taking an informed, risk-based and balanced approach to the COVID-19 scenario.

WaterNSW Chair Anne McDonald steps down. Interim Chair Announced

Media release

Date published: 08 October 2021

WaterNSW has advised that long-serving and highly respected Chair Anne McDonald has concluded her term with WaterNSW following more than 5 years at the helm of the Board of WaterNSW.

First Menindee lake water into Anabranch since 2017

Media release

Date published: 24 September 2021

WaterNSW is today commencing releases from the Menindee lakes system into the Great Darling Anabranch, introducing the first prolonged flow into this stretch of river since 2017.

WaterNSW precautionary dam inspections complete

Media release

Date published: 22 September 2021

WaterNSW has completed precautionary dam safety inspections at Hume, Blowering, Burrinjuck and Brogo dams, and Lake Cargelligo.

No issues or concerns have been identified. WaterNSW will continue to monitor and review the situation over coming days.

In line with established procedures, specialist WaterNSW personnel conducted the inspections following earthquake activity in Victoria this morning.

Media contact: Tony Webber 0428 613 478

WaterNSW conducts precautionary dam inspections

Media release

Date published: 22 September 2021

In line with established procedures, WaterNSW is undertaking precautionary inspections on a number of its NSW dams, following reports of earth tremors in Victoria this morning.

Specialist WaterNSW personnel, including on-site teams, are verifying the condition of dam storages, including Hume, Blowering, Burrinjuck and Brogo dams along with Lake Cargelligo. There are no immediate concerns.

Media contact: Tony Webber 0428 613 478

IPART pricing determinations support water sector

Media release

Date published: 09 September 2021

WaterNSW welcomes the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) rural valleys bulk water and Water Administration Ministerial Corporation (WAMC) determinations, handed down today.

Regional dam storages rising as rain forecast remains

Media release

Date published: 08 September 2021

WaterNSW will continue to work with the Bureau of Meteorology to ensure the effective management of airspace releases and storage levels while maintaining water security for the local communities.

With airspace gained, WaterNSW cuts releases as rain looms

Media release

Date published: 03 September 2021

WaterNSW will today cut releases at the dams expected to receive the highest volume of inflows from the weekend rain event forecast for much of the state.

Wyangala Dam cut Lachlan flood impact by three-quarters

Media release

Date published: 31 August 2021

Strategically timed pre-releases and round-the-clock storage management by on-site dam personnel resulted in Wyangala Dam reducing downstream impacts in the Lachlan valley from the most recent rain event by three-quarters.

Wyangala Dam releases increase as full capacity expected

Media release

Date published: 25 August 2021

WaterNSW has resumed higher releases from Wyangala Dam as inflows continue to increase and the storage is expected to fill later today.

Release rates fall as dam levels reduced to catch inflows

Media release

Date published: 20 August 2021

Dam releases from WaterNSW storages in key valleys have been wound back with drier weather conditions now presenting across the state.

Blowering releases reduced as storage capacity grows

Media release

Date published: 17 August 2021

WaterNSW has decreased releases from Blowering Dam storage as the volume drops to less than 96% of capacity and inflows decrease.

Wyangala Dam releases reduced

Media release

Date published: 12 August 2021

Releases from Wyangala Dam into the Lachlan River have been reduced from 11 gigalitres per day (GL/day) to 8 GL/day, to reduce downstream river heights.

Dam releases create capacity to capture next inflows

Media release

Date published: 11 August 2021

WaterNSW storages in key valleys have been reduced, to increase dams’ capacity to capture future inflows, in line with this season’s wetter weather forecasts from the Bureau of Meteorology.

Murrumbidgee inter-valley trade options paper

Media release

Date published: 29 July 2021

WaterNSW has released for public consultation an options paper for the inter-valley trade (IVT) between the Murrumbidgee and Murray systems.

Wyangala Dam releases to increase as rain event looms

Media release

Date published: 28 July 2021

WaterNSW is continuing airspace operations at Wyangala Dam to maximise storage capacity to capture inflows anticipated from weekend rain forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology.

Stock alert as Murrumbidgee dam releases continue

Media release

Date published: 28 July 2021

WaterNSW is reminding landholders to relocate livestock from low-lying areas in the Tumut and Murrumbidgee valleys, as pre-flood releases from Murrumbidgee dams and downstream tributary flows lift river heights to near minor flood level.

Burrinjuck releases extended as next rain event looms

Media release

Date published: 22 July 2021

WaterNSW is extending its airspace operations at Burrinjuck Dam to maximise storage capacity to capture inflows anticipated from rain forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology for the weekend.

Lake Cargelligo embankment dams receive capital upgrade

Media release

Date published: 20 July 2021

WaterNSW, the state’s bulk water supplier and system operator, is upgrading the five embankment dams of Lake Cargelligo.

Burrinjuck releases increased as next rain event looms

Media release

Date published: 20 July 2021

WaterNSW is increasing airspace releases from Burrinjuck Dam to increase storage capacity to capture more inflows anticipated from rain forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology for the weekend.

Red Alert warning lifted at the Hunter River upstream Glenbawn Dam

Media release

Date published: 20 July 2021

The red alert at the Hunter River at Glenbawn Dam has now been lifted. Blooms present in the river and upper reaches of Glenbawn Dam have subsided over the past few weeks

Panel input guides Wyangala Dam airspace targets

Media release

Date published: 15 July 2021

WaterNSW is working with the Bureau of Meteorology and local stakeholder groups to ensure the effective management of the current rain event, including current and future airspace operations in Wyangala Dam.

WaterNSW Awarded TAFE NSW Industry Partnership Award

Media release

Date published: 10 June 2021

A joint initiative between WaterNSW, TAFE NSW, Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly (MPRA) and the Regional Enterprise Development Institute (REDI.E), to work with the local Aboriginal community as part of the Wilcannia Weir Replacement project, has been recognised with a major award.

Inflows likely for Murrumbidgee valley’s major dams

Media release

Date published: 10 June 2021

WaterNSW is working with the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) to monitor a widespread rain event occurring across much of the state in coming days, including south-east NSW.

Greater Sydney Dam Storage Update

Media release

Date published: 08 May 2021

The recent rain overnight in Greater Sydney has seen more rainfall than forecast in Sydney’s catchment areas, producing additional minor inflows into the city’s dams.

Public recreational access to Brogo Dam restricted due to hazard reduction burn

Media release

Date published: 29 April 2021

National Parks and Wildlife Services has advised WaterNSW it will be undertaking a hazard reduction burn at Wadbiliga National Park this weekend, Saturday 1 May and Sunday 2 May.

Barwon Darling inflows diverted into Lake Menindee

Media release

Date published: 22 April 2021

WaterNSW is monitoring the second significant inflow event into the Menindee lakes system to occur in the past 12 months.

Murrumbidgee valley’s major supply dams rising

Media release

Date published: 15 April 2021

WaterNSW is monitoring rising storage levels at the two major supply dams for the Murrumbidgee valley, as inflows persist.

Murrumbidgee valley’s major supply dams rising

Media release

Date published: 15 April 2021

WaterNSW is monitoring rising storage levels at the two major supply dams for the Murrumbidgee valley, as inflows persist.

Warragamba spill rate continues to fall as inflows drop

Media release

Date published: 24 March 2021

The volume of water spilling from Warragamba dam has fallen further to 200 gigalitres per day (GL/day) down from a rate of 240 GL/day yesterday, after peaking at 500 GL/day on Sunday.

Warragamba Dam spill rate drops lower as inflows fall

Media release

Date published: 23 March 2021

The volume of water spilling from Warragamba dam has fallen to 240 gigalitres per day (GL/day) down from a rate of 300 GL/day yesterday, after peaking at 500 GL/day on Sunday.

Warragamba Dam spill peaks but more rain forecast

Media release

Date published: 22 March 2021

The volume of water spilling from Warragamba dam is currently 300 gigalitres per day (GL/day), after falling from an overnight peak of 500 GL/day.

Huge rain event driving major Warragamba Dam spill

Media release

Date published: 21 March 2021

Heavy rain is generating a major spill event at Warragamba Dam, with inflows from the catchment likely to sustain large-volume spill activity for days.

Rain filling Sydney dams, Warragamba spill imminent

Media release

Date published: 20 March 2021

Heavy rain is generating large inflows that are filling Sydney’s supply dam network, with Warragamba Dam forecast to fill and commence spilling by mid-afternoon today (Saturday, 20 March).

Rain expected to fill Warragamba and Sydney’s supply dams

Media release

Date published: 19 March 2021

Forecast heavy rain over coming days is set to push all of Sydney’s water supply dams close to capacity, with many potentially spilling over the weekend, including Warragamba.

WaterNSW welcomes IPART draft bulk water pricing determination

Media release

Date published: 16 March 2021

WaterNSW welcomes The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) draft report on rural bulk water supplies and water resource management in NSW.

WaterNSW investigating replacement of damaged Gin Gin weir

Media release

Date published: 19 February 2021

WaterNSW is continuing its works to investigate replacing the existing, century-old Gin Gin weir with a 21st century, more environmentally suitable structure.

WaterNSW corrects record on successful Barwon-Darling connectivity event

Media release

Date published: 29 January 2021

WaterNSW has moved to correct the record – and acknowledge the role our customers played – in the successful resumption of flow connectivity event in the Barwon-Darling.

WaterNSW outlines info flow on new Barwon-Darling water rule

Media release

Date published: 29 January 2021

In the lead up to the activation of a new rule in the Barwon-Darling water sharing plan, WaterNSW met with local councils, farmers and irrigators from the northern and southern basin, as well as government environmental authorities at least nine times to ensure the implementation of the new rule was understood.

Barwon-Darling customers advised to monitor WaterInsights for information on water sharing plan rule trigger

Media release

Date published: 22 January 2021

WaterNSW is advising unregulated customers on the Barwon-Darling River system to closely monitor its WaterInsights platform as flows in the upper reaches come close to triggering the retraction of a pumping restriction which came into effect on January 12.

WaterNSW alerts Barwon-Darling customers to new water sharing plan rule trigger

Media release

Date published: 06 January 2021

WaterNSW is advising unregulated customers on the Barwon-Darling River system that a new rule in the NSW Government’s water sharing plan will likely come into effect on Tuesday, January 12.

Christmas rain helps bolster water levels over holiday period

Media release

Date published: 04 January 2021

Healthy Christmas holiday rainfall across parts of New South Wales has resulted in a rise in river flows and dam levels in the Northern parts of the state and the Hunter and North Coast, while metropolitan storages remain close to full.

WaterNSW advises locals and holiday makers to monitor river conditions

Media release

Date published: 04 January 2021

WaterNSW recommends people travelling over the summer holidays, especially to areas around the River Murray, regularly check its website for updates on blue-green algae, river levels and water temperature.

Caution issued for Lower Murray between Mt Dispersion & Wentworth

Media release

Date published: 31 December 2020

WaterNSW has issued a cautionary warning for toxic blue-green algae on the Lower Murray River between Mt Dispersion and Wentworth.

WaterNSW independent internal investigation finds inducement claims unsubstantiated

Media release

Date published: 24 December 2020

Last month WaterNSW established an investigation to examine statements made by Gundungurra traditional owner, Ms Kazan Brown, concerning WaterNSW (and its contractors) at a hearing of the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the Proposal to Raise the Warragamba Dam Wall.

Northern valley dams’ mixed fortunes in recent rain event

Media release

Date published: 22 December 2020

Major northern valley supply dams look likely to receive only minor inflows despite the most recent rain event to cross the region in the previous 24 hours

WaterNSW establishes internal investigation following inquiry allegations

Media release

Date published: 10 November 2020

Recent evidence given at a NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the Proposal to Raise the Warragamba Dam Wall contained allegations against a WaterNSW employee. WaterNSW takes these allegations seriously.

In response to these allegations, WaterNSW will be conducting an internal investigation. No further comment will be made while the investigation is underway.

Murrumbidgee dams rising, Burrinjuck releases increased

Media release

Date published: 04 November 2020

WaterNSW has increased releases from Burrinjuck Dam as the storage rises to 92% of storage capacity as a result of the weekend rain event and agricultural demand increases.

Cold water pollution trial on hold, curtain damaged

Media release

Date published: 21 October 2020

The cold water pollution trial at Burrendong Dam will remain suspended while WaterNSW assesses damage to the curtain installed as a potential solution.

Storage story positive as WaterNSW releases continue

Media release

Date published: 09 September 2020

Storage levels in the Murrumbidgee’s two major supply dams paint a positive picture for communities recently in drought, and with a wet spring forecast, WaterNSW is making releases in preparation for future inflows.

WaterNSW continues releases from Warragamba dam

Media release

Date published: 02 September 2020

WaterNSW is continuing to make controlled, operational releases from Sydney’s largest supply dam after it filled and spilled just six-months after levels dropped below 45 percent.

Bushfire inquiry commends WaterNSW for protection of catchment and water quality

Media release

Date published: 31 August 2020

WaterNSW has been commended for successfully preventing critical damage to essential water supply and related electricity infrastructure during the devastating black summer bushfires.

Murrumbidgee dams rising as BoM forecasts wet Spring

Media release

Date published: 28 August 2020

WaterNSW is monitoring rising storage levels at the two major supply dams for the Murrumbidgee valley, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) forecasts ongoing wet conditions for the region over Spring.

Operating Warragamba when at 100% capacity

Media release

Date published: 20 August 2020

Warragamba Dam is a water supply dam, supplying water to more than 5 million people in Sydney and the lower Blue Mountains. WaterNSW operates Warragamba Dam using set procedures and protocols, including H14 protocol which stipulates the gates operational procedure for Warragamba Dam during a flood event.

Urgent works temporarily stopping releases from Blowering Dam

Media release

Date published: 19 August 2020

Releases from Blowering Dam will be temporarily stopped tomorrow to allow for urgent remedial works. The public recreational areas will remain open for the duration of the closure.

WaterNSW Response to Greater Sydney Catchment audit

Media release

Date published: 19 August 2020

WaterNSW pressing on with plan to replace ageing Gin Gin weir

Media release

Date published: 14 August 2020

WaterNSW will outlay its plans to replace the existing, century-old Gin Gin weir with a 21st century, more environmentally suitable structure at the next round of community information sessions next week.

Recent rain results in good inflows for regional dams

Media release

Date published: 30 July 2020

Important regional water storages are seeing a welcome increase after days of rain makes its way into major dams.

Farmers expected to flock to national first water dashboard

Media release

Date published: 24 July 2020

Farmers, environmentalists and recreational users are expected to flock to a ground-breaking new online information hub with potential to revolutionise water management, pioneered by WaterNSW.

Urgent works temporarily halt Blowering Dam releases

Media release

Date published: 09 July 2020

WaterNSW is in the process of contacting businesses and landholders around the Tumut River with information regarding a temporary halt to water releases from Blowering Dam to allow for urgent remedial works and safety inspections.

Chaffey to Tamworth pipeline operational

Media release

Date published: 17 June 2020

A permanent pipeline connecting Chaffey Dam directly to Tamworth is now operational capping off a substantial achievement in completing a critical drought response project in under a year and extending Tamworth’s water supply by 12 months.

WaterNSW working with Lachlan community on wall project

Media release

Date published: 27 May 2020

As part of plans to raise the wall at Wyangala Dam, WaterNSW is already working with key stakeholders in Lachlan valley communities.

WaterNSW signs with dam-building partner

Media release

Date published: 25 May 2020

WaterNSW will partner with two specialist firms to deliver a historic investment in water infrastructure projects to secure the State’s future water supply, Acting CEO Andrew George has confirmed.

Burrendong project engineering award finalist

Media release

Date published: 13 August 2014

The $4 million Burrendong temperature control curtain project is a finalist in two categories in the Sydney division of the 2014 Engineering Excellence Awards, State Water announced today.

Barwon-Darling A-class licence holders advised they can resume pumping

Media release

Date published: 25 January 2000

WaterNSW has advised A class licence-holders that they can again access water in the Barwon-Darling River as of 9am Sunday 24th of January.

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