2019

2019

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

Media release

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.

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.

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 for Burrendong Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 14 August 2019

A Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Burrendong Dam, located 30 kilometres south-east of Wellington in the Central West region.

Crest roadway closed for Hume Dam upgrades

Media release

Date published: 13 August 2019

WaterNSW, the state’s bulk water supplier and river operator, will begin scheduled maintenance at Hume Dam on 26 August, preventing public access to the crest roadway until completion of the project.

Blue-green algae Red Alert issued for Windamere Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 06 August 2019

A Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Windamere Dam, located
in the Central West region 30km south-east of Mudgee.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted at Pindari Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 29 July 2019

The Barwon Regional Algal Coordinating Committee (Barwon-RACC) has announced that the previously issued high level algal warning (Red Alert) at Pindari Dam, located North of Inverell, has been cleared.

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