2020

2020

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.

WaterNSW Response to Greater Sydney Catchment audit

Media release

Date published: 19 August 2020

WaterNSW pressing on with plan to replace ageing Gin Gin weir

Media release

Date published: 14 August 2020

WaterNSW will outlay its plans to replace the existing, century-old Gin Gin weir with a 21st century, more environmentally suitable structure at the next round of community information sessions next week.

Recent rain results in good inflows for regional dams

Media release

Date published: 30 July 2020

Important regional water storages are seeing a welcome increase after days of rain makes its way into major dams.

Blue-green algae Red Alert warning for Copeton Dam storage has been cleared

Algal alerts

Date published: 28 July 2020

The previously issued Red Alert level warning (high alert) for toxic blue-green algae has been cleared for the Copeton Dam storage

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11,459 ML
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Tuesday 01 December