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Learning about our floodplain wildlife

27 January 2023

The state’s swollen floodplains are alive with aquatic critters and new research is shining a spotlight on what kinds of fish, frogs, and other creatures call them home.


A smarter groundwater future starts now

21 December 2022

Communities and stakeholders across NSW can bank on a sustainable groundwater future thanks to the launch of the NSW Groundwater Strategy.


SMEC Australia to design Nyngan to Cobar pipeline and pump stations

16 December 2022

The Nyngan to Cobar Pump Station and Pipeline project is one step closer to delivery after SMEC Australia was awarded the contract to carry out the concept design work.


Securing the future for regional town water supply

14 December 2022

Regional and remote NSW communities will benefit from improved water and sewerage services as Phase 2 of the Town Water Risk Reduction Program kicks off.


$19 million Gundagai Sewerage Treatment Plant ready to go

12 December 2022

The $19 million Gundagai Sewerage Treatment Plant upgrade has been completed, providing modern sewerage services to the town’s residents and visitors.


Water security boost in the pipeline for Hunter

12 December 2022

The Lostock to Glennies pipeline is making great progress after the contract was awarded to develop the concept design and engineering for the project as part of the Final Business Case.


New technology to help irrigators protect native fish

8 December 2022

Irrigators will save water, time and money at the same time as protecting native fish populations now and well into the future, thanks to the $20 million Fish-Friendly Water Extraction project, which forms an integral part of the Commonwealth’s


Planned Snowy environmental flow reduced

5 December 2022

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has reduced the volume of a planned environmental water release from Jindabyne Dam that was scheduled to take place on Friday 9 December 2022, from 3,705 megalitres per day to 1,995 megalitres per day.


Have your say on Namoi floodplain harvesting rules

1 December 2022

The NSW Government invites community feedback on the proposed floodplain harvesting rules for the Namoi valley.


One week left for the new Dungowan Dam EIS

30 November 2022

Tamworth and the Peel Valley have one more week to have their say on the New Dungowan Dam and Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement.


Billions of litres of water saved

25 November 2022

The NSW Government is ramping up its war on wasted water, rolling out the second phase of the hugely successful $12.5 million Regional Leakage Reduction Program to save billions of litres of the State’s most precious resource.


North Coast ready for water future

24 November 2022

The New South Wales Government has today launched the much-anticipated North Coast Regional Water Strategy that sets out a clear vision for the future of sustainable water in this iconic area.