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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 15-22 February 2017

24 February 2017

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

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

Rainfall and inflows...
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Working together 100 years on

23 February 2017

The control and sharing of the waters of the River Murray was one of the most contentious issues at the time of Federation. After four failed attempts, the River Murray Waters Agreement was signed in 1914 resolving the conflict.

It was this...

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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River Murray operations 22 February to 1 March 2017

Posted on 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

A ridge of high pressure over southern Australia maintained dry conditions across the southern Murray-Darling Basin. No rainfall was recorded in South Australia, Victoria and the majority of New South Wales. Light to moderate falls were recorded along the...

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River Murray operations 15-22 February 2017

Posted on 24 February 2017

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

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

Rainfall and inflows

Rain in the Murray-Darling Basin this week mostly fell across southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales. Little or no rain was recorded across the western parts of the Basin.

In Queensland, the highest weekly totals included 65...

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