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: 01 March 2021)

Northern Valleys

12%

Border Rivers

18%

Gwydir

28%

Namoi

42%

Peel

Coastal Valleys

101%

Coastal

50%

Hunter

Central Valleys

58%

Lachlan

36%

Macquarie

Southern Valleys

17%

Lower-Darling

58%

Murray

72%

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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94.2
Wednesday 03 March
-0.0
2,432,472 ML
2,581,850 ML
6,800 ML
972 ML
-979 ML
Wednesday 03 March