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Murray River planning revised in line with continued dry conditions

Updated operational planning for the Murray River has sharpened focus on the potential for dry conditions to continue through to winter 2019.

Hume Dam power generation trial set to start, benefits to flow

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) and energy company Meridian Energy Australia will trial varying water release patterns from Hume Dam to increase power supplies and grid stability this...

Demand increasing in the approach to summer

The total amount of water stored in the Murray–Darling Basin's dams has dropped below the 50 per cent mark, signalling the need for irrigators, industry operators and environmental water managers to...

Water transfers through the Murray are expected to slowly reduce over coming weeks, and lower than average inflows result in falling storage levels in Hume and Dartmouth Dams. See the weekly report for more info:

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