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River Murray operations 19-26 April 2017

Posted on 28 April 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 26 April 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

It was one of the wettest weeks across the southern Murray–Darling Basin this year with widespread totals between 25 and 100 mm accumulating from two major rain events that crossed the region. Rain was lighter and patchier further north in the Basin with conditions in the far north staying...

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River Murray operations 12-19 April 2017

Posted on 21 April 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 19 April 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

It has been relatively dry in the Basin over the past week. The most significant rain was confined to an isolated pocket in northern New South Wales in the Northwest Plains, where a total of 15 mm was recorded at Walgett on the Barwon River. The remainder of the Basin received little to no...

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Have your say

Posted on 20 April 2017

Last year we invited submissions from people to provide feedback or to support the proposed Basin Plan amendments. Submissions closed on 24 February 2017.

We sought feedback on two key amendment areas:

the northern basin and groundwater.

There are also some technical corrections and amendments as a consequence of changes to other legislation, for example the Water Act 2007.

We then held community information sessions around the basin explaining the proposed...

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River Murray operations 4-12 April 2017

Posted on 13 April 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 12 April 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

Early in the week, an inland surface trough over western Queensland and New South Wales was responsible for isolated thunderstorms which delivered rain across parts of northern New South Wales and southern Queensland. Later in the week a cold front and...

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River Murray operations 29 March to 4 April 2017

Posted on 07 April 2017

Welcome to our summary report on River Murray operations for the week ending 4 April 2017.

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

Rainfall and inflows

Most rainfall this week was confined to the north east of the Basin in the wake of ex-tropical cyclone Debbie which tracked southwards across the Queensland-New South Wales border. This resulted in heavy rainfall within Queensland’s Condamine-Balonne catchment with a weekly total of 169 mm...

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