2020

2020

Farmers expected to flock to national first water dashboard

Media release

Date published: 24 July 2020

Farmers, environmentalists and recreational users are expected to flock to a ground-breaking new online information hub with potential to revolutionise water management, pioneered by WaterNSW.

Urgent works temporarily halt Blowering Dam releases

Media release

Date published: 09 July 2020

WaterNSW is in the process of contacting businesses and landholders around the Tumut River with information regarding a temporary halt to water releases from Blowering Dam to allow for urgent remedial works and safety inspections.

Chaffey to Tamworth pipeline operational

Media release

Date published: 17 June 2020

A permanent pipeline connecting Chaffey Dam directly to Tamworth is now operational capping off a substantial achievement in completing a critical drought response project in under a year and extending Tamworth’s water supply by 12 months.

WaterNSW working with Lachlan community on wall project

Media release

Date published: 27 May 2020

As part of plans to raise the wall at Wyangala Dam, WaterNSW is already working with key stakeholders in Lachlan valley communities.

Red Alert warning lifted at Williams River at Seaham Weir

Algal alerts

Date published: 27 May 2020

The red alert at Williams River at Seaham Weir has now been lifted as blue green algae concentrations remained below red alert levels over the past two weeks.

WaterNSW signs with dam-building partner

Media release

Date published: 25 May 2020

WaterNSW will partner with two specialist firms to deliver a historic investment in water infrastructure projects to secure the State’s future water supply, Acting CEO Andrew George has confirmed.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Williams River at Seaham Weir

Algal alerts

Date published: 18 May 2020

A Red Alert warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Williams River at Seaham Weir in the Hunter region. The Red Alert is being managed by Hunter Water with ongoing monitoring in place for Seaham Weir and downstream sites. Current results indicate the bloom is contained in the Seaham Weir pool although caution should be applied by water users in the area.

Red Alert warning lifted at Lostock Dam and the downstream Paterson River

Algal alerts

Date published: 14 May 2020

The Red Alert at Lostock Dam and the Paterson River has now been lifted following two consecutive results below red alert levels. There have been no recent reports of algal scums in the lake and river.

David Harris hands over the reins at WaterNSW

Media release

Date published: 04 May 2020

After six successful years as CEO of WaterNSW, David Harris has advised the board of his resignation. Andrew George is taking over as Acting CEO.

WaterNSW seeking public submissions

Media release

Date published: 04 May 2020

WaterNSW is currently undertaking a statutory review of the Water NSW Regulation 2013 and is seeking submissions from stakeholders.

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2,412,543 ML
2,581,850 ML
11,459 ML
1,637 ML
-10,776 ML
Tuesday 01 December