Claims that dams were “illegal” are wrong

Media release

Date published: 03 September 2018

Allegations of illegality involving dams and channels approved by WaterNSW in the Barwon-Darling are unfounded.

Sydney water supply assured

Media release

Date published: 29 August 2018

Greater Sydney’s water supply is large and secure, holding enough water to meet demand for at least two years, even in the highly unlikely event of zero inflows.

WaterNSW Statement on the Ombudsman’s Report

Media release

Date published: 17 August 2018

WaterNSW CEO David Harris today responded to the NSW Ombudsman’s report into water regulation compliance.

WaterNSW to mark half century since Blowering Dam built

Media release

Date published: 16 August 2018

WaterNSW is inviting former dam builders along with the broader community to mark 50 years since the construction of Blowering Dam was completed.

NSW Emergency Drought Relief Package

Media release

Date published: 14 August 2018

The NSW Government has announced details of its initiative to waive the fixed charge component cost of most Water Licences in rural and regional NSW.

Burrendong curtain install near complete, trial to resume

Media release

Date published: 10 August 2018

Installation of the Burrendong Dam cold water pollution curtain has reached the final stage, with work to be completed in mid-August, allowing the trial to control downstream water temperatures to resume.

Windamere-Burrendong potential transfer date now November

Media release

Date published: 10 August 2018

WaterNSW will undertake a bulk water transfer from Windamere Dam to Burrendong Dam as soon as November if current dry weather conditions persist.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Chifley Dam

Media release

Date published: 09 July 2018

A Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Chifley Dam near Bathurst.

WaterNSW cements status as customer info service hub

Media release

Date published: 06 July 2018

WaterNSW has further consolidated its role as the principal source of customer services and water information in NSW following the addition of crucial information to its website.

Roles of water management agencies in NSW

Community service announcement

Date published: 27 June 2018

As a result of the NSW Government’s water reform package, there are now four agencies responsible for developing and implementing the regulatory framework for water management in regional NSW.


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