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  1. Upper Murray-Darling Flood Plain Harvesting Faces Tighter Regulation

    29 Sep 2020- 07:08 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald Irrigators in the northern Murray-Darling Basin will face tighter regulation over water they capture during floods after the upper house blocked the Berejiklian government's co ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2020 - 07:18

  2. Climate Change May Displace Over 1.2 Billion People By 2050

    15 Sep 2020- 08:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat SYDNEY, Australia More than 1.2 billion people are at threat of being displaced by 2050, due to environmental change, conflict and civil unrest, warns a new report by think tank the Institute of Economics & ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  3. Murray Darling Basin Audit Identifies Procurement Inefficiencies

    29 Jul 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The government of Australia is paying almost the maximum amount permitted for water purchases under its Murray Darling Basin strategy while not applying approved policy, planning or guidance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2020 - 06:27

  4. Australian Mining Company Charged With Water Theft

    6 Jul 2020- 10:53 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald NSW's independent water regulator has taken Whitehaven to court, accusing the coal miner of capturing water that it was not entitled to take at its Maules Creek site. The Natura ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:53

  5. Sydney's Water Supply Unable To Cope With Population Growth, Drought

    25 Jun 2020- 11:27 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald Sydney's water supply will struggle to cope with population growth and future droughts because the NSW government has failed to investigate, implement or support water savings ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:27

  6. New South Wales Farmers "Sacrificed" In Favor Of Environmental Protections?

    27 Apr 2020- 09:30 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald Large amounts of water available for irrigation contradict claims from NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro that farmers had been sacrificed for the environmental objectives of the &quo ...

    Local Press Report - 04/27/2020 - 09:30

  7. Papua New Guinea: Continuing Human Rights Impacts Of Rio Tinto Mine's Water Contaminaton

    4 Apr 2020- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia A new investigative report from Human Rights Law Center has cast new light on multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from Rio Tinto gold mining activities on the island of Bougai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2020 - 09:31

  8. Climate Change And Urbanisation Exacerbate Natural Contaminant Threat to Groundwater Quality, Availability

    15 Mar 2020- 06:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat SYDNEY, Australia A quarter of the world's population faces theats to quality and availability of drinking water because of climate change and urbanisation. New research (Nature Communications) led by the U ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:01

  9. Australia: Northern Irrigators Drain Murray-Darling Basin

    10 Feb 2020- 06:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) A row has broken out between the New South Wales and Queensland Governments over whether irrigators north of the border should be allowed to harvest potential river flows. NSW water ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2020 - 06:37

  10. Australia Bushfires And The Threat to Drinking Water, Ecosystems

    14 Jan 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Devastating ongoing bushfires in Australia threaten to wreak havoc on water resources as ecologists warn that resultant algae blossoms threaten freshwater ecosystems and diminish the quality ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 07:45

  11. Australia: Drought Intensifies, Criminals Heist Water By The Truckload

    16 Dec 2019- 05:22 by Local Press Report SYDNEY 7 News As drought continues to ravage NSW, water is now so precious it is being stolen by the truckload. Tweed-Byron Police District detectives are on the hunt for brazen H2O bandits who took off with 25,000 ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 05:22

  12. Sydney Examines Wastewater Recycling Solutions To Drought Crisis

    1 Dec 2019- 09:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald Water recycling could be expanded in Sydney as the NSW government orders an urgent report into all options to boost the city’s supply amid the worsening drought. Water Minister M ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 09:28

  13. Sydney Faces New Water Restrictions As Bush Fires Rage

    20 Nov 2019- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Info SYDNEY, Australia Continuation of the hot and dry weather in Sydney and the deadly bush fires is causing fear that the city that is home to 5 million people will soon face an increase in water restrictions. Level 1 res ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/20/2019 - 12:01

  14. Australia: Massive Flying Magnet Deployed To Help Farmers Discover Water

    9 Oct 2019- 10:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY 7 News (Australia) A massive metal detector attached to a helicopter is being flown over large parts of NSW to help farmers discover water and mineral sources. The airborne electromagnetic survey over the sta ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2019 - 10:28

  15. Australia: NSW Explores Discredited Plan To Turn Coastal Rivers Inland

    24 Sep 2019- 05:19 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Guardian New South Wales has been secretly exploring a highly controversial plan to turn the state’s coastal rivers inland to provide more water for irrigators and towns in the west of the state. The pro ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:19