2019

2019

Warragamba fire eases, priority to protect water quality

Media release

Date published: 12 December 2019

As the fire risk around Warragamba Dam eases, WaterNSW is now concentrating its efforts on ensuring that ash and debris in raw water supply is minimised.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Mehi River at Gundare west of Moree

Algal alerts

Date published: 12 December 2019

A red alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Mehi River at Gundare, 60 km west of Moree based on visual observation. Sampling is being organised to confirm.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Murrumbidgee River at Redbank Weir

Algal alerts

Date published: 11 December 2019

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Murrumbidgee River at Redbank Weir after sightings were reported in the weir pool.

Blue-green algae Red Alert Lock 11 downstream to Lock 10 on the Murray River

Algal alerts

Date published: 11 December 2019

A red alert level warning (high alert) remains in place from Lock 11 Mildura to Red Cliffs. An additional Red Alert is in place from Lock 11 downstream to Merbein. This declaration of a red alert follows testing undertaken by local water authorities. Levels of blue green algae in other sections of the river continue to fluctuate.

Drought impacting on WaterNSW coastal storages

Media release

Date published: 10 December 2019

WaterNSW is meeting with customers and other water users on the state’s far north and far south coasts as drought conditions put growing pressure on local dam storages.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Pindari Dam storage

Algal alerts

Date published: 10 December 2019

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the storage at Pindari Dam located north of Inverell.

Carryover restricted to extend Split Rock supply

Media release

Date published: 06 December 2019

The NSW Government has implemented water restrictions in the Upper Namoi valley to conserve water remaining in Split Rock Dam for essential town supply and critical needs.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Warren Weir

Algal alerts

Date published: 05 December 2019

A Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Warren Weir located four kilometres south-east of Warren in the Central West region.

Peel planned environmental water rule suspended

Media release

Date published: 04 December 2019

The NSW Government has suspended clauses within the Peel Valley Water Sharing Plan as part of drought measures taking place in the region, WaterNSW announced today.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Lake Yandel’ora in Mt Annan

Algal alerts

Date published: 04 December 2019

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for toxic blue-green algae has been issued for Lake Yandel’ora in Mt Annan, near Camden, south of Sydney. Monitoring by Camden Council has confirmed high levels of potentially toxic alage.

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