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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: Drought

Channel your inner farmer for a cause

Embrace your inner farmer for a cause this month and host a COVIDSafe event as Rural Aid shares a televised charity concert to help our farmers who have been hit hard in...

Water restrictions ease but Hunter urged to be smart

Shorter showers, fixing leaking taps and only washing a full load are some of the ways Hunter residents can help avoid water restrictions this summer. From today, October 1, the Lower Hunter is...

New reservoir to improve water security in the Upper Hunter

A $1.2 million water reservoir is set to make waves in the Upper Hunter when construction starts on the project in Murrurundi later this year. It’s being undertaken in a bid to improve...

Plans progress for desalination plant at Belmont

A proposed Drought Response Desalination Plant at Belmont is a step closer to approval following the release an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Amendment Report today. Hunter Water calls on the Lower Hunter community...

New resources to support farmers across the Hunter

After a difficult period of drought and bushfires across the Hunter Region a number of free resources to support local cattle producers have been made available. Hunter Local Land Services has prepared...

Scientists unearth climate history of nation’s biggest river basin

Scientists believe they may have found an invaluable record of floods and droughts in the Murray-Darling Basin that could date back to 8,000 years ago. As Australia’s most politically and economically significant...