2018

2018

NSW Govt unveils WaterNSW landmark pumped hydro clean energy project

Media release

Date published: 12 December 2018

The NSW Government today announced the NSW Pumped Hydro Roadmap, a landmark WaterNSW initiative to harness dam storages to produce clean, hydro-electricity.

Windamere-Burrendong transfer peak revised after feedback

Media release

Date published: 11 December 2018

WaterNSW will revise its forecast flow peaks in line with community feedback after meeting with customers and other stakeholders in Mudgee recently.

Red Alert algae warning lifted at Pindari Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 06 December 2018

The Red Alert for blue-green algae at Pindari Dam has now been lifted following two consecutive results below red alert levels at each storage site. Blue green algae concentrations have decreased over the past few weeks with the lake now at Amber Alert.

Government places water restrictions on Lower Darling customers

Media release

Date published: 04 December 2018

The severe drought conditions across NSW has resulted in government requesting WaterNSW to implement restrictions on water accounts for our Lower Darling customers.

Alerts at Wetherell, Pamamaroo, Copi, & Darling River at Menindee

Algal alerts

Date published: 30 November 2018

A red alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Lakes Wetherell and Pamamaroo as well as Copi Hollow in the Menindee Lakes system, and for the Darling River at Menindee, all located in the Sunraysia region.

Sydney rainfall to boost metro storage levels

Media release

Date published: 29 November 2018

Sydney’s dam storage total could rise by up to 1.5% as a result of yesterday’s significant rain event.

WaterNSW to meet with Namoi customers as dam levels drop

Media release

Date published: 28 November 2018

WaterNSW will meet with Namoi valley customers and key stakeholders next week to discuss dam operations in the valley as dam storages continue to drop.

Windamere-Burrendong transfer to occur in stages: WaterNSW

Media release

Date published: 28 November 2018

WaterNSW has advised Mid-Western Regional Council and a key stakeholder group that the bulk water transfer between Windamere and Burrendong Dams scheduled for January 2019 will take place in two distinct stages.

Pian Creek water extraction

Community service announcement

Date published: 26 November 2018

WaterNSW confirms the structure and associated extraction on the Pian Creek is legal.

Barwon-Darling irrigator pleads guilty to multiple water charges

Media release

Date published: 26 November 2018

WaterNSW has today welcomed guilty pleas from a prominent Barwon-Darling irrigator in relation to three charges of breaching NSW water management rules brought in the Land and Environment Court.

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