Next stage of Snowy 2.0 given green light
The next stage of the Snowy Hydro 2.0 expansion has been given the green light with approval for construction of the project's Segment Factory.
Australia Needs Leadership on Integrated Water Management
Australia needs leadership and clear policy objectives if an integrated approach toward urban water management is to succeed, a report has found.
Infrastructure Adviser Wants Water Plan
Australia should have a national water strategy and a plan to protect coastal cities as rising sea levels threaten homes and businesses, the nation's independent infrastructure...
Snapshot of Australia’s water supply
A SNAPSHOT OF AUSTRALIA'S WATER SUPPLY AS OF JANUARY 16 2020:
Qld mayor takes stand against water mining
A southeast Queensland mayor has taken a stand against companies sucking out precious water supplies from beneath the rainforest.
Qld dam could crumble in extreme weather
An independent inquiry will be launched into Bundaberg's troubled Paradise Dam amid warnings the dam wall has an "unacceptable" risk of breaking apart during an extreme...
Tears as flood victims win landmark case
It's been almost nine years since Queensland retiree Frank Beaumont watched floodwaters swallow his home west of Brisbane.
New water restrictions for Greater Sydney
Greater Sydney will face tougher water restrictions as dam levels fall rapidly and the region grapples with a deepening drought "more severe" than the millennium drought.
NSW dams, pipelines to be fast-tracked
The NSW parliament has passed a temporary bill fast-tracking water infrastructure projects - including dams and pipelines - in towns with a critical water need.
Shower a 'sanctuary' from virus: Syd study
Sydneysiders are using enough water to fill 155 Olympic-sized swimming pools each day as they spend more time at home.
Qld flood class action win to be appealed
A second Queensland water provider is appealing a class action decision on the 2011 floods potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
No threat to Sydney water quality for now
Sydney's drinking water won't be impacted by emergency bushfires burning near Warragamba Dam and elsewhere around the city, authorities say.
SA's Recreational Reservoir Opens
The South Australian government may allow access to a drinking water catchment south of Adelaide.
Labor Pledge to Protect SA's Water Flows
A Labor government would try to restore the Murray-Darling Basin to health by overturning a deal made last year.
Growing Backlash over NSW Dam Wall Plan
Community groups and traditional owners have accused the NSW government of not being transparent over plans to raise the Warragamba Dam wall.
Qld Council Wants 'Big Decisions' on Water
A drought-affected Queensland regional council has pleaded for a significant increase in water security funding to prevent a possible nationwide impact on food prices.
Morrison Weighs up Drought-proofing Tools
A national water transport network to help farmers is one proposal Prime Minister Scott Morrison will look at to guard against future droughts.
Sydney's Desalination Plant being Tested
Work is underway preparing Sydney's desalination plant so it can be switched on if the city's dam levels continue to fall during the NSW drought.