2020

2020

WaterNSW monitoring rain: Greater Sydney, regional NSW

Media release

Date published: 16 January 2020

WaterNSW is monitoring the results of the rain event taking place across many areas of the Greater Sydney drinking water catchment and large areas of regional NSW.

Blue-green algae Red Alert Stoney Crossing on the Wakool River

Algal alerts

Date published: 15 January 2020

A red alert level warning (high alert) has been issued on the Wakool River at Stoney Crossing based on a visual inspection. Water sampling is currently underway to confirm the levels of blue green algae at Stoney Creek.

Preparations extended to protect dam water quality

Media release

Date published: 14 January 2020

With rain forecast across much of NSW in coming days, WaterNSW has expanded its preparations to limit potential impacts on the water quality in dam storages.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Richmond River at Casino

Algal alerts

Date published: 14 January 2020

A recreational Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Richmond River at Casino in the vicinity of Jabour Weir and the boat ramp. Sampling by Richmond Valley Council showed high levels of a potentially toxic species.

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted for Curlwaa to Wentworth

Algal alerts

Date published: 13 January 2020

The previously issued high level algal warning (Red Alert) for Curlwaa to Wentworth on the Murray River has been cleared.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 08 January 2020

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

Blue green algae Red Alert warning lifted for Red Cliffs to Merbein

Algal alerts

Date published: 08 January 2020

The previously issued high level algal warnings (Red Alert) for Red Cliffs to Merbein on the Murray River have been cleared. A Red Alert remains current downstream at Curlwaa and further advice will be provided following additional monitoring.

Brogo Dam water access rules change to save town water

Media release

Date published: 08 January 2020

WaterNSW is advising customers supplied from Brogo Dam that general security irrigation availability will cease as of 6am Saturday 11 January 2020 as a result of temporary rule changes announced today.

Windamere-Burrendong water transfer info session planned

Media release

Date published: 08 January 2020

WaterNSW will meet with stakeholders in the Cudgegong valley next week to keep them abreast of plans to transfer water from Windamere to Burrendong dam to secure vital supply in the Macquarie valley.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Doughboy Hollow in Singleton

Algal alerts

Date published: 06 January 2020

A recreational Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Doughboy Hollow in Singleton after sampling by Singleton Council contractors revealed high levels of a potentially toxic species.

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