Drought Information

Drought Information

With NSW now recovering from the drought, we have paused publication of our monthly Regional Drought Report. We have retained an archive of previous reports, accessible from this page along with some additional drought resources.

Valley storage levels

Active capacity volume (updated: 30 November 2020)

Northern Valleys

15%

Border Rivers

16%

Gwydir

16%

Namoi

33%

Peel

Coastal Valleys

75%

Coastal

46%

Hunter

Central Valleys

64%

Lachlan

39%

Macquarie

Southern Valleys

22%

Lower-Darling

66%

Murray

89%

Murrumbidgee

Drought Response Projects

Additional Resources

NSW Government Drought Rebate - WaterNSW customers will receive an automatic rebate as a credit on their bill for 2020/21.

Drought Hub - NSW Government links, fact sheets and the latest information about drought management, preparations and recovery.

BoM - The Bureau of Meteorology weather forecasts and climate outlooks

Drought Update - NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment - Water

The Safe and Secure Water Program - Regional infrastructure co-funding program under the NSW Government’s Restart NSW Fund.

MDBA - Murray Darling Basin Authority Drought information

Drought Communities Programme - Federal Government support for communities in the most drought-affected regions of Australia.

Fact Sheets

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93.2
Sunday 06 December
-0.3
2,407,124 ML
2,581,850 ML
11,542 ML
1,649 ML
-9,005 ML
Sunday 06 December