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: 07 June 2021)

Northern Valleys

51%

Border Rivers

42%

Gwydir

49%

Namoi

58%

Peel

Coastal Valleys

99%

Coastal

58%

Hunter

Central Valleys

64%

Lachlan

52%

Macquarie

Southern Valleys

60%

Lower-Darling

54%

Murray

88%

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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96.1
Wednesday 16 June
-0.0
2,480,361 ML
2,581,850 ML
9,179 ML
1,312 ML
-742 ML
Wednesday 16 June