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  1. Australian Military Seeks To Block Ash Debris From Canberra Reservoir

    11 Feb 2020- 06:54 by Local Press Report CANBERRA NSW The Canberra Times The military and civilian emergency services have joined forces to set up a system of blocks to keep debris from being washed into the Corin dam which feeds Canberra's water sup ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2020 - 06:54

  2. Follow The Wombats!

    11 Feb 2020- 06:49 by Local Press Report MERRIWA NSW ABC News (Australia) Wombats on a New South Wales Hunter Valley farm are being hailed as heroes for burrowing down to an underground soak and supplying water to an array of native fauna hit hard by drou ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2020 - 06:49

  3. 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

  4. Audit Finds Flaws In Australia Drought Relief Program

    5 Feb 2020- 05:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia A new audit of the Australian government's  Drought Community Program (DCP) Extension  has found that the program has “limited ability” to target communities hardest hit by drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2020 - 05:14

  5. Australia: Federal Takeover Of Murray-Darling River Management?

    29 Jan 2020- 05:32 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald Millions of dollars in funding for regional water projects are being withheld by the Commonwealth because the Berejiklian government has failed to complete basic Murray-Darling ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2020 - 05:32

  6. Deportation Of Climate Change Refugees Can Be A Violation Of Human Rights

    29 Jan 2020- 07:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a landmark decision, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) this month ruled that governments must consider the effects of climate change when assessing deportation of as ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:05

  7. Tasmania Enforces Unprecedented Water Restrictions

    22 Jan 2020- 06:23 by Local Press Report HOBART SBS News Water restrictions in Tasmania have been extended to include most of the state for the first time, after three years of dry conditions and low rainfall. TasWater says the restrictions will take effe ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2020 - 06:23

  8. Australia To Cull 10,000 Feral Camels Amid Drought

    13 Jan 2020- 08:20 by Local Press Report UMUWA Live Science A lot of camels are going to die this week, as Australian hunters mow them down from the air. They aren't from the continent, but arrived in the 1840s on ships. Nearly 200 years later, they& ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2020 - 08:20

  9. Ash From Bush Fires May Contaminate Sydney Drinking Water Supply

    16 Dec 2019- 11:45 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald Ongoing bushfires have incinerated most of the forests in Sydney's main catchment, leaving water reserves exposed to significant contamination in the event of a major downp ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2019 - 11:45

  10. 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

  11. How Mining Activities Damage Sydney Water Supply

    11 Dec 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW Mining Technology With rapidly declining dam levels and bushfires raging through the state of New South Wales (NSW), the issue of water scarcity has never been more topical. Now, an independent report ha ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2019 - 07:54

  12. Australia: Metallic Sludge Contaminates Sydney Drinking Water Sources

    1 Dec 2019- 13:36 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) Metallic sludge is contaminating two dams that supply drinking water to one of Sydney's biggest growth areas, official data from New South Wales' peak water body has reveale ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 13:36

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Australia Drought Stimulus Package Announced

    7 Nov 2019- 07:29 by Local Press Report CANBERRA ABC Australia Murray River water destined for Adelaide will be reallocated to farmers upstream so they can grow feed for their livestock, as part of a federal drought stimulus package announced in Canberra ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 07:29

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