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The Hume Dam – close to capacity

29 August 2016

With high rainfall in the upper Murray River catchment over winter, the Hume Dam has been filling fast. Run-off into the dam went from the lowest 10% on record in May to the highest 10% in July.

In all...

Arial shot of town

Recent consultation in the north

26 August 2016

Phillip Glyde's reflections on recent activity on the Northern Basin Review

Over the past couple of months I have learnt a lot.

And that is exactly what I wanted to do.

If I had visited communities across the...

Lower Darling

River Murray operations 17-24 August 2016

26 August 2016

Welcome to our report on river operations in the Murray for the river week ending 24 August 2016.

You can find the full weekly report including more rainfall and inflow figures, pics, graphs and data as a word or PDF document ...

Flow downstream of pipeclay weir (source  SA Water).

River Murray operations 17 August

19 August 2016

Welcome to our report on river operations in the Murray for the river week ending 17 August 2016.

You can find the full weekly report including more rainfall and inflow figures, pics, graphs and data as a word or PDF document ...

MDBA Chair Neil Andrew visited a citrus farm near Moree during the northern basin review.

Keeping in touch: basin conversations over winter

17 August 2016

The last couple of months have seen us in discussions with communities across the entire basin. Here we share some of the things we’ve focused on.

Sharing results in the Northern Basin

We’ve met with dozens of people across...

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River Murray operations 10 August

12 August 2016

Welcome to our report on river operations in the Murray for the river week ending 10 August 2016.

You can find the full weekly report including more rainfall and inflow figures, pics, graphs and data as a word or PDF document ...

The Hume Dam – close to capacity

Posted on 29 August 2016

With high rainfall in the upper Murray River catchment over winter, the Hume Dam has been filling fast. Run-off into the dam went from the lowest 10% on record in May to the highest 10% in July.

In all likelihood the dam will fill, so we have started releasing water at low rates to make room for incoming flows and rainfall.

How you can prepare

As many people are aware, there is already water moving through the region from rainfall and the tributaries...

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Recent consultation in the north

Posted on 26 August 2016

Phillip Glyde's reflections on recent activity on the Northern Basin Review

Over the past couple of months I have learnt a lot.

And that is exactly what I wanted to do.

If I had visited communities across the northern basin and heard that the Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) had all the answers, I would have been very concerned.

The purpose of talking with you over the last little while was to find out if the results of a three-year review into the...

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River Murray operations 17-24 August 2016

Posted on 26 August 2016

Welcome to our report on river operations in the Murray for the river week ending 24 August 2016.

You can find the full weekly report including more rainfall and inflow figures, pics, graphs and data as a word or PDF document under the river info section of our website.

Rainfall and inflows

Last week, the highest weekly total in Queensland was 89 mm in the East Darling Downs. The highest in New South Wales was 89 mm at Glenn Innes.

In the southern Basin, Perisher...

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River Murray operations 17 August

Posted on 19 August 2016

Welcome to our report on river operations in the Murray for the river week ending 17 August 2016.

You can find the full weekly report including more rainfall and inflow figures, pics, graphs and data as a word or PDF document under the river info section of our website.

Rainfall and inflows

Last week, a trough moving across the north of the basin produced showers and thunderstorms with light to moderate rainfall in southern Queensland and northeast New South Wales, while...

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Keeping in touch: basin conversations over winter

Posted on 17 August 2016

The last couple of months have seen us in discussions with communities across the entire basin. Here we share some of the things we’ve focused on.

Sharing results in the Northern Basin

We’ve met with dozens of people across northern farms and towns over the past couple of months to go through our findings on the Northern Basin Review. We appreciate the time and effort of community members in Moree, Wee Waa, Warren, Dirranbandi, St George, Goondiwindi, Bourke, Brewarrina and...

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