River Operations Stakeholder Consultation Committee

River Operations Stakeholder Consultation Committee

The ROSCCos are valley based, ongoing committees formed with key stakeholders, to engage in discussions about river operations, and aim to improve understanding of stakeholder concerns and river operations. Another important role the ROSCCos will play will be to share recommendations from the ROSCCos into the NSW Government’s Critical Water Advisory Panel.

Discussions at the ROSCCos will include:

  • Current storage levels and predictions under various scenarios
  • Critical water needs in 2019-20
  • Stock and domestic replenishment flows
  • Treatment of tributary inflows
  • Potential, temporary infrastructure options or other actions for managing the drought
  • Groundwater issues and water quality issues
  • Other items as required

ROSCCO details so far

Date ValleyLocation
Thur 29 AugNamoiNarrabri
Thurs 12 SeptLower DarlingTeleconference
Tues 17 SeptMacquarieNarromine

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49.7
Thursday 22 August
-0.4
1,284,148 ML
2,581,850 ML
8,787 ML
1,256 ML
-10,480 ML
Thursday 22 August