2020

2020

Red Alert warning lifted for the Redbank Weir

Algal alerts

Date published: 19 February 2020

The red alert warning for blue-green algae at Redbank Weir in the Murrumbidgee River has now been lifted.

Rain generates small inflows into Central West dams

Media release

Date published: 19 February 2020

Recent storms and rain events across the Central West have generated small but welcome inflows into the region’s two major supply dams, with inflows continuing.

WaterNSW successfully protects Sydney’s raw water

Media release

Date published: 18 February 2020

Precautionary measures enacted in the wake of unprecedented bushfire damage and the largest rainfall event since 1990 have been successful in protecting Sydney’s dam water quality, WaterNSW CEO David Harris confirmed today.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Malpas Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 18 February 2020

Barwon-Regional Algae Coordinating Committee (B-RACC) has issued a Red Alert (high alert) for blue-green algae warning for Malpas Dam on behalf of Armidale Regional Council. Malpas Dam is located approximately 10km South East of Guyra.

324 pump restrictions extended for northern valleys

Media release

Date published: 14 February 2020

WaterNSW is advising that a NSW Government temporary pump restriction to preserve flows in the northern river valleys will be extended to 28 February.

WaterNSW Experts Maintain Water Quality for Sydney

Media release

Date published: 14 February 2020

A team of water quality experts from WaterNSW is working to maintain water quality in Sydney’s largest catchment after welcome rain washed significant amounts of ash and debris into Warragamba Dam.

Temporary water restrictions on river and overland flows in the northern Basin

Media release

Date published: 13 February 2020

A summary of recent rainfall and flows in the northern NSW Murray–Darling Basin and the rationale for temporary restrictions on access. Please read NSW DPIE announcement (PDF).

Blue-green algae Warning Yarrawonga and D/S to Tocumwal

Algal alerts

Date published: 13 February 2020

A red alert level warning (high alert) has been issued for Yarrawonga Weir/Lake Mulwala by Goulburn Murray Water and due to observed impacts downstream on the River Murray to Tocumwal.

Repeal of temporary restriction for Bega and Brogo

Media release

Date published: 12 February 2020

WaterNSW is announcing the NSW Government’s temporary irrigation restriction made for the Bega and Brogo Regulated Rivers has been repealed.

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Wednesday 19 February