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River Murray operations 11-18 January 2017

20 January 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 18 January 2017.

You can find the full weekly report under the River Murray system section of our website.

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Millewa Forest

River Murray operations 4-11 January 2017

13 January 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 11 January 2017.

You can find the full weekly report under the River Murray system section of our website.

Rainfall and inflows...
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Future leaders whet their curiosity in water management

12 January 2017

Salinity, groundwater and sharing finite water resources were just some of the topics science students covered during a visit to the Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) yesterday.

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Royal spoonbill

River Murray operations 28 December 2016 and 4 January 2017

06 January 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the weeks ending 28 December 2016 and 4 January 2017.

You can find the full weekly report under the River Murray system section of our website.

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Mildura Weir

River Murray operations 14-21 December 2016

23 December 2016

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 21 December.

You can find the full weekly report under the River Murray system section of our website.

Rainfall and inflows

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Inundated gumtrees in water which is a light brown, mixing with a darker almost black colour water.

Clear facts on blackwater

21 December 2016

The blackwater events this season have resulted in significant stress and fish deaths in parts of the Murray system due to low oxygen levels in the water. It has also resulted in a fair bit of misinformation.

We’ve seen relatively widespread...

River Murray operations 11-18 January 2017

Posted on 20 January 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 18 January 2017.

You can find the full weekly report under the River Murray system section of our website.

Rainfall and inflows

Rainfall over the last week was heaviest over the far northern and north-eastern Murray-Darling Basin and in the south-east over the NSW Snowy Mountains and the Victorian Alps. Weekly totals in these regions ranged mostly between 25 and 50 mm with rain...

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River Murray operations 4-11 January 2017

Posted on 13 January 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 11 January 2017.

You can find the full weekly report under the River Murray system section of our website.

Rainfall and inflows

A strong high pressure system in the Tasman Sea maintained hot and mostly dry conditions across most of the Murray-Darling Basin, before an extensive cloud band stretching from Western Australia brought rain to South Australia, areas of southern New...

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Future leaders whet their curiosity in water management

Posted on 12 January 2017

Salinity, groundwater and sharing finite water resources were just some of the topics science students covered during a visit to the Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) yesterday.

 

The MDBA takes part in the National Youth Science Forum each year to build awareness of sustainable water resource management and to show where a career in science can lead.

 

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River Murray operations 28 December 2016 and 4 January 2017

Posted on 06 January 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the weeks ending 28 December 2016 and 4 January 2017.

You can find the full weekly report under the River Murray system section of our website.

Rainfall and inflows

The south-west and north-east parts of the Basin received the most rainfall in the week ending 28 December. The highest totals were recorded in Queensland, north east NSW and South Australia while western NSW remained dry. In the...

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River Murray operations 14-21 December 2016

Posted on 23 December 2016

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 21 December.

You can find the full weekly report under the River Murray system section of our website.

Rainfall and inflows

A series of troughs delivered widespread rainfall to much of the Queensland and New South Wales areas of the Murray-Darling Basin this week. In Queensland the highest falls were in the west, with Meandarra recording 49 mm, while in New South Wales heavy...

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