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EOI open for regional water project funding

19 April 2024

The NSW Government is calling for expressions of interest to participate in the next round of funding applications for the Australian Government's National Water Grid Fund to help drought­ proof water supplies and improve water security for country

Locking in water security for Wilcannia

12 April 2024

The NSW Government is taking steps to commence work on the largest investment in water infrastructure along the Darling-Baaka River in decades with the delivery of a $76.1 million new state-of-the-art weir and fishway for Wilcannia.

Bega Water Treatment Plant moving forward

12 April 2024

Construction is underway on the new Bega-Tathra Water Treatment and Filtration Plant which is set to deliver world-class drinking water to some 8,000 South Coast locals.

Hunter Valley Flood Resilience Strengthened

10 April 2024

With the recent heavy rain across the state and additional rain expected in coming weeks, the NSW Government is continuing to prioritise the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme.

Learn more about fish passage projects

8 April 2024

Walgett and Moree Plains residents will be able learn more about new infrastructure projects designed to improve how native fish move along our waterways and support river health at community information sessions this week.

Murrumbidgee Floodplain Management Plan open for feedback

26 March 2024

Residents and stakeholders downstream of Wagga Wagga are invited to have their say on key elements of the draft Murrumbidgee Floodplain Management Plan, an important tool to manage rural flood works and their valley-wide effects on flows and

Access to water for bushfire preparedness and firefighting

25 March 2024

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water is encouraging people to have their say on proposed changes to water laws that would give property owners and farmers across the state improved access to water for firefighting.

Saving the Booroolong Frog - no croaking matter

20 March 2024

The endangered Booroolong Frog may be on the road to recovery after an army of NSW Government scientists teamed up to save it with a targeted conservation program and cutting-edge Environmental DNA (eDNA) science.

Saving billions of litres of water in our regions

20 March 2024

The NSW Government is tackling water waste across regional NSW with 15 local water utilities offered up to $150,000 in co-funding to launch infrastructure projects targeting water loss and boosting efficiency. This is part of the NSW Government’s

Improving water quality across regional NSW

20 March 2024

For the first time, ten inland regional communities will benefit from a new $1.5 million NSW Government funding program aimed at boosting drinking water quality.

New infrastructure to lock in Nyngan’s water future

18 March 2024

Nyngan is one step closer to a new, state-of-the-art water treatment plant as planning work gets off the ground thanks to a $490,000 investment from the NSW Government and $160,000 from Bogan Shire Council.

New water infrastructure to help drought-proof Mungindi and deliver water to Ashley

14 March 2024

Mungindi has switched on a new permanent $325,000 water cooling tower to ensure the town’s 600 residents will continue to have safe and high-quality drinking water during weather extremes.