2019

2019

WaterNSW sets 30 Nov deadline for Peel flow cut

Media release

Date published: 18 September 2019

WaterNSW has advised affected landholders that Peel River flows downstream of the Dungowan temporary weir will cease no earlier than 30 November if drought conditions persist.

WaterNSW works underway to extend dam supply to towns

Media release

Date published: 16 September 2019

WaterNSW projects to extend the availability of water from Burrendong Dam to communities in the Macquarie valley are well advanced.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Lake Wetherell, upstream from Menindee

Media release

Date published: 09 September 2019

A red alert level warning (high alert) for potentially toxic blue-green algae has been issued for Lake Wetherell, upstream from Menindee.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted at Burrendong Dam

Media release

Date published: 04 September 2019

The previously issued high level algal warning (Red Alert) has been lifted at Burrendong Dam, located 30 kilometres south-east of Wellington in the Central West region.

Temporary pump restrictions for Tuppal and Thule Creeks

Newsletter article

Date published: 30 August 2019

Water users are advised that the NSW Government will enforce a section 324 temporary pumping restriction for the Thule and Tuppal Creeks in the River Murray system, below Mulwala Water Source.

WaterNSW resumes transfers from Shoalhaven to bolster Sydney supply

Community service announcement

Date published: 28 August 2019

Following changes to the operating rules for the Shoalhaven transfer scheme, an additional 14.5GL is now available for the Greater Sydney system.

Locals invited to drop-in information sessions for new Wilcannia Weir

Media release

Date published: 22 August 2019

WaterNSW will meet with locals at Wilcannia next week as part of the key community engagement process before construction begins on the new Wilcannia Weir.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted at Macintyre River at Boggabilla, Toomelah and Goondiwindi

Algal alerts

Date published: 22 August 2019

The Red Alert level warning (high alert) for toxic blue-green algae at Macintyre River at Boggabilla, Toomelah and Goondiwindi has been lifted.

Action underway to extend Tamworth water supply

Media release

Date published: 20 August 2019

Exploratory bore drilling commenced this week in the latest phase of drought emergency works being undertaken by WaterNSW and Tamworth Regional Council to extend the city’s surface water supply from Chaffey Dam.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted at Windamere Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 20 August 2019

The high-level algal warning (Red Alert) that was in place at Windamere Dam, upstream of Mudgee, has been lifted.

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1,276,511 ML
2,596,150 ML
8,655 ML
1,237 ML
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Wednesday 18 September