Water for the Environment: Latest news
Annual environmental watering plans
Annual environmental watering plans outline the priorities for how environmental water may be used in the coming year, depending on climatic factors and water availability.
The Office of Environment and Heritage has released the 2012-13 annual environmental watering plans for the five valleys in which it actively manages environmental water.
Water for the Environment News
Water for the Environment News is your guide to environmental water actions and events across NSW. Find out how governments and the community are working together to:
- improve the efficiency of rural water delivery and use
- better manage water flow events
- enhance decision-making in water management
- conserve the environment, especially our wetlands.
Water for the Environment News is available twice yearly from the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and includes the latest details of how much environmental water is being purchased and recovered as a result of the programs in place.
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Murray-Darling Basin Plan
The Basin Plan was adopted by the Commonwealth Water Minister on 22 November 2012. The final plan is available on the website of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.
Environmental Water Use in NSW: Annual Report 2011-12
In 2011-12, OEH managed the delivery of more than 936,000 megalitres (ML) of environmental water, including contributions from the Australian Government and through The Living Murray program.
The Environmental water use in New South Wales: annual report 2011-12
has been released. This report provides a summary of ways in which environmental water was managed by OEH and demonstrates how the successful planning of water releases has achieved and maximised targeted ecological outcomes.
Previous annual reports
Environmental Water Use in New South Wales: Annual Report 2010-11 (20110930envtalwater1011.pdf; 2.62MB)
Environmental Water Use in New South Wales: Annual Report 2009-10 (10942envtalwaterar0910.pdf, 4.7MB)
April 2012 (pdf, 1.5MB)
November 2011 (pdf, 1.7MB)
June 2011 (pdf, 1.5MB)
September 2010 (pdf, 2.4MB)
March 2010 (pdf, 2MB)
Newsletter No. 4 - September 2009
Newsletter No. 3 - February 2009
Newsletter No. 2 - May 2008
Newsletter No. 1 - February 2008
Darling Anabranch Project
Page last updated: 05 February 2013