2020

2020

Approval to take under Temporary Water Restrictions - 11 February 2020

Media release

Date published: 11 February 2020

Please see information for Namoi, Gwydir and Northern NSW Murray Darling Basin

Inflows continue into Sydney dams, Warragamba 69%

Media release

Date published: 11 February 2020

Sydney’s dam storages continue to receive inflows from the recent rain event, with Warragamba storage reaching 69% this morning (Tuesday, 11 February), up more than 8 percentage points in 24 hours and continuing to rise.

324 Orders on Floodplain harvesting in the Northern Basin

Media release

Date published: 11 February 2020

A number of section 324 orders are currently in place, including  an order restricting floodplain harvesting in the Northern Basin. The orders and reasons for decision are available from the Department's website on temporary water restrictions.

Pesticide use notice

Media release

Date published: 10 February 2020

As required under the Pesticides Regulation 2009 Water NSW gives notice of weed and pest control work by Water NSW or approved contractors in the following locations within the Sydney drinking water declared catchment:

Approval to take under Temporary Water Restrictions - 10 February 2020

Media release

Date published: 10 February 2020

Please see information for Namoi, Gwydir and Northern NSW Murray Darling Basin

Catchment rain generates inflows into Sydney dams

Media release

Date published: 09 February 2020

Sydney’s dam storages are set to receive their best inflows in nearly three years as heavy rainfall across the catchment is forecast to continue throughout the day.

WaterNSW monitoring significant metro rain event

Media release

Date published: 07 February 2020

WaterNSW is closely monitoring the impact of an ongoing rain event over Greater Sydney’s dam catchment, including run-off from firegrounds around Warragamba Dam.

Temporary pump restriction on floodplain harvesting

Media release

Date published: 07 February 2020

WaterNSW is announcing the NSW Government’s temporary restriction on floodplain harvesting across the northern basin to preserve any flows in the northern river system for towns, stock and domestic supply and the environment.

Temporary rule change to allow some stock water trade

Media release

Date published: 07 February 2020

WaterNSW is announcing a NSW Government temporary rule amendment to allow the trade of stock allocation water to assist landholders affected by drought.

Blue-green algae Red Alert for Lake Wallace and downstream in the Coxs River

Algal alerts

Date published: 05 February 2020

A Red Alert level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for Lake Wallace near Lithgow and downstream in the Coxs River after sampling by Energy Australia showed high levels of potentially toxic species.

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