Environmental issues

Water

Water for the Environment: Latest news

Jimaringle, Cockran and Gwynnes Creek systems

Working in close partnership with the local landowners, State and Commonwealth agencies and Murray Irrigation, OEH has successfully managed environmental water to return the natural wetting and drying phases of the Jimaringle, Cockran and Gwynnes Creek systems with positive ecological outcomes. Download factsheet (13586Enviroflows.pdf, 1506KB).

Restoring Tuppal Creek

In this video landholders talk about how river red gums and local wildlife are bouncing back with the help of environmental water delivered by OEH in 2012.

Cockran, Jimaringle and Gwynnes Creek systems

This video shows how local irrigation infrastructure and teamwork have delivered environmental water to sections of the Murray Valley for the first time in 40 years with great results for plants and animals.

Environmental water use in NSW: Outcomes 2012-13

In 2012-13, OEH managed the delivery of more than 690,000 megalitres (ML) of environmental water, including contributions from the Australian Government.

Environmental water use in New South Wales: Outcomes 2012-13 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 2011-12 (120943ewar1112.pdf, 3.56MB)

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)

Page last updated: 15 December 2014