State Funds Council Drought Works


The NSW Government will allocate up to $8.5 million to MidCoast Council for infrastructure work undertaken during the drought earlier this year. ...Nothing found

Water Price Tied to Storage Levels


Rewards for Hunter Water customers if they conserve water. A typical Hunter Water household’s bill will fall by $48 per year or 3.6% from ...Nothing found

New Reservoirs for Gloucester’s Water


Midcoast Council plans to improve the reliability of Gloucester's water supply with new reservoirs at the Cemetery Road site. They also hope to ...Nothing found

Natural Contaminant Threat to Drinking Groundwater


Climate change and urbanisation are set to threaten groundwater drinking water quality. By Caroline Tang.  Groundwater is the main source ...Nothing found

Feedback on Hunter Water Pricing


Hunter Water Draft Prices from 1 July 2020. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) wants feedback on the prices that Hunter ...Nothing found

Behind the Scenes at Bootawa


Not to be confused with Beetoota! Bootawa Water Treatment Plant will conduct a public tour of the region’s main supply system on ...Nothing found

Singleton LGA at Water Level 2


Level 2 water restrictions now apply to Singleton water customers. With no end in sight for dry weather conditions and falling levels ...Nothing found

Rain Had Little Effect on Valley River Flows


In its February 2020 water allocation statement, the NSW Government says that despite recent coastal rainfall and some inflows into the Hunter system, ...Nothing found

NSW Still in Drought


Despite recent rainfall across NSW coastal and inland regions, 99% of the state remains drought-affected. NSW is experiencing the worst drought on ...Nothing found

MidCoast Water Restrictions Lifted


On Friday (21 February 2020) water restrictions were lifted across the MidCoast LGA. Easing of restrictions are due to strong rainfall, available ...Nothing found

Singleton Water Restrictions Reach Level 2


Singleton moves to level 2 water restrictions in March as dam levels continue to fall. With recent rainfall doing little to improve water levels ...Nothing found

Bottle Water for Affected Singleton Residents


Bottled water available for affected residents as boil water alert that remains in place across the weekend A precautionary boil water alert for parts ...Nothing found

Wollombi Flood Warning in Place


The first data has been recorded by new rainfall and river gauges installed in Wollombi Brook catchment. They are part of the Wollombi Flood ...Nothing found

Singleton’s Unsafe Water Alert Extended


UPDATED URGENT NOTIFICATION: Boil water alert extended to other parts of Singleton. A boil water alert for the Glade, Gowrie, Maison Dieu ...Nothing found

Water Eases in Region’s North ~ Valley Still Dry


Newcastle and Hunter. While Hunter and Valley water storage continues to decline, Barrington catchment flows have eased critical shortages in MidCoast LGA areas. ...Nothing found

Rain Suspends Nabiac Desalination


Recent rainfall has put construction on hold for the temporary desalination plant at Nabiac. Widespread rain across the Manning River catchment last weekend and ...Nothing found

Barrington River Flow Resumes


Gloucester water coming back online. Barrington River - January 2020 catchment rainfall MidCoast Council is pumping water from the Barrington ...Nothing found

Newcastle Council Tightens Water Use


City of Newcastle has new water savings measures with the introduction of Level 2 restrictions now in effect across the Hunter. ...Nothing found

Updated ~ Emergency Water Supplies scaled back


** UPDATE: The Beecher Street Tinonee water access point will now remain open, and be available for those affected by bushfire only from 7am until ...Nothing found

MidCoast Water Critical


MidCoast Council has accelerated development of a temporary desalination plant at the Nabiac Aquifer water supply plant to supply emergency water, in case it’s required ...Nothing found

Never Too Late to Install a Rainwater Tank


Calls for rainwater harvesting to be reconsidered in Queensland. The peak industry body for the irrigation sector in Australia says it is time to ...Nothing found


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