2020

2020

WaterNSW establishes internal investigation following inquiry allegations

Media release

Date published: 10 November 2020

Recent evidence given at a NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the Proposal to Raise the Warragamba Dam Wall contained allegations against a WaterNSW employee. WaterNSW takes these allegations seriously.

In response to these allegations, WaterNSW will be conducting an internal investigation. No further comment will be made while the investigation is underway.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Chifley Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 04 November 2020

A Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae at Chifley Dam located in the Central West region 20 kilometres south of Bathurst.

Murrumbidgee dams rising, Burrinjuck releases increased

Media release

Date published: 04 November 2020

WaterNSW has increased releases from Burrinjuck Dam as the storage rises to 92% of storage capacity as a result of the weekend rain event and agricultural demand increases.

Red Alert warning lifted at Lake Ainsworth

Algal alerts

Date published: 03 November 2020

The red alert at Lake Ainsworth on the North Coast has now been lifted as blue green algae concentrations have declined over the past two weeks.

Blue-green algae Red Alert issued for Keepit Dam

Algal alerts

Date published: 28 October 2020

A red alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Keepit Dam located 50km North-West of Tamworth.

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.

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Saturday 27 November