2020

2020

Cold water pollution trial on hold, curtain damaged

Media release

Date published: 21 October 2020

The cold water pollution trial at Burrendong Dam will remain suspended while WaterNSW assesses damage to the curtain installed as a potential solution.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Lake Ainsworth

Algal alerts

Date published: 20 October 2020

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Lake Ainsworth in the North Coast region by Ballina Shire Council.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Pindari Dam storage

Algal alerts

Date published: 21 September 2020

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

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Copeton Dam storage

Algal alerts

Date published: 15 September 2020

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Copeton Dam located near Inverell.

Storage story positive as WaterNSW releases continue

Media release

Date published: 09 September 2020

Storage levels in the Murrumbidgee’s two major supply dams paint a positive picture for communities recently in drought, and with a wet spring forecast, WaterNSW is making releases in preparation for future inflows.

WaterNSW continues releases from Warragamba dam

Media release

Date published: 02 September 2020

WaterNSW is continuing to make controlled, operational releases from Sydney’s largest supply dam after it filled and spilled just six-months after levels dropped below 45 percent.

Bushfire inquiry commends WaterNSW for protection of catchment and water quality

Media release

Date published: 31 August 2020

WaterNSW has been commended for successfully preventing critical damage to essential water supply and related electricity infrastructure during the devastating black summer bushfires.

Murrumbidgee dams rising as BoM forecasts wet Spring

Media release

Date published: 28 August 2020

WaterNSW is monitoring rising storage levels at the two major supply dams for the Murrumbidgee valley, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) forecasts ongoing wet conditions for the region over Spring.

Operating Warragamba when at 100% capacity

Media release

Date published: 20 August 2020

Find out how WaterNSW operate Warragamba dam when storage capacity is at 100%.

Urgent works temporarily stopping releases from Blowering Dam

Media release

Date published: 19 August 2020

Releases from Blowering Dam will be temporarily stopped tomorrow to allow for urgent remedial works. The public recreational areas will remain open for the duration of the closure.

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Saturday 24 October