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River Murray operations 22-29 March 2017

30 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 29 March 2017.

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

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Low flows Bright

River Murray operations 15-22 March 2017

24 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 22 March 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows...
Aerial view of Cawndilla Outlet.

River Murray operations 8-15 March 2017

17 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 15 March 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows...
Euston Weir

River Murray operations 1-8 March 2017

09 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 8 March 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

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Water for wildlife

03 March 2017

On World Wildlife Day we are looking at how environmental water was recently used to benefit wildlife in Australia’s largest river red gum forest — Barmah–Millewa Forest. Environmental water is water used to improve the health of rivers, wetlands and...

Picnic Point

River Murray operations 22 February to 1 March 2017

03 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 1 March 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

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River Murray operations 22-29 March 2017

Posted on 30 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 29 March 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

Moderate to heavy rain fell across much of the eastern side of the Murray-Darling Basin this week. Isolated heavy falls were recorded in Queensland, the highest being 71 mm at Toowoomba. Rainfall was more widespread in New South Wales with this week’s...

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River Murray operations 15-22 March 2017

Posted on 24 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 22 March 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

Heavy rain along Australia’s east coast pushed further inland this week with humid and unstable conditions affecting large parts of the Murray–Darling Basin. The stormy nature of the rain meant totals were patchy, with some gauges receiving significant...

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River Murray operations 8-15 March 2017

Posted on 17 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 15 March 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

Rainfall was recorded across much of the Murray–Darling basin this week with highest totals in the north-eastern basin and central New South Wales. Little or no rain was recorded in much of the southern basin. The highest weekly totals included 130 mm at...

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River Murray operations 1-8 March 2017

Posted on 09 March 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 8 March 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

Persistent easterly winds across the Murray-Darling Basin during the last week resulted in heavy showers and storms over eastern areas, trending to mostly dry and quite hot weather in the west. Rain totals were fairly patchy and were generally highest...

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Water for wildlife

Posted on 03 March 2017

On World Wildlife Day we are looking at how environmental water was recently used to benefit wildlife in Australia’s largest river red gum forest — Barmah–Millewa Forest. Environmental water is water used to improve the health of rivers, wetlands and floodplains.  

The naturally wet conditions over winter and spring provided ideal conditions for wildlife. Higher parts of the floodplain were flooded for the first time in over 20 years. More than 4,000 nesting pairs of waterbirds were recorded in...

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