2019

2019

Macquarie valley drought plan on to next phase as dam falls

Media release

Date published: 13 May 2019

WaterNSW has begun investigations into a range of measures to address the impacts of drought in the Macquarie Valley and secure water supply for critical needs.

Red Alert warning lifted at Copeton Dam

Media release

Date published: 10 May 2019

The Red Alert at Copeton Dam has now been lifted following consecutive results below red alert levels.

Temporary pump restriction lifted in Lower Macq, Lower Namoi

Media release

Date published: 07 May 2019

Water users are advised that the NSW Government has lifted a temporary pumping restriction for the Lower Namoi and Lower Macquarie valleys, effective immediately.

Rain extends Barwon-Darling temporary pump restriction

Media release

Date published: 06 May 2019

Water users are advised that the NSW Government will extend the temporary pump restriction for the Barwon-Darling River system following significant rainfall across north-western NSW over the past month.

Red Alert warning lifted for the Murrumbidgee River at Redbank Weir

Algal alerts

Date published: 01 May 2019

The red alert warning for the Murrumbidgee at Redbank Weir has now been lifted due to consecutive results showing a reduction in blue green algae concentrations over the past few weeks.

Red Alert warning lifted at Gum Bend Lake near Condobolin

Algal alerts

Date published: 29 April 2019

The Red Alert at Gum Bend Lake near Condobolin has now been lifted following two consecutive results below red alert levels.

Vital restoration works to close weirs

Media release

Date published: 24 April 2019

WaterNSW, the state’s bulk water supplier and river operator, is performing key maintenance and restoration work on weirs in the Murrumbidgee and Murray Valleys.

Carryover reminder as Murrumbidgee trade ends

Media release

Date published: 23 April 2019

Two Murrumbidgee valley water trading periods will close on 30 April and 31 May, respectively, and customers are being reminded to utilise their carryover water to avoid the risk of losing it.

Warrego inflows reach NSW, no respite for Darling

Media release

Date published: 18 April 2019

March rainfall across the Warrego catchment in Queensland has made its way to NSW.

Red Alert warning lifted for the Macquarie River at Wellington, Geurie and extending to Dubbo

Algal alerts

Date published: 17 April 2019

The Red Alert at Macquarie River at Wellington, downstream to Geurie and extending to Dubbo has now been lifted following two consecutive results below red alert levels.

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2,497,329 ML
2,581,850 ML
9,342 ML
1,335 ML
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Tuesday 18 January