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Hazard reduction burn in Cooranbong this weekend

NSW Rural Fire Service will be carrying out a hazard reduction burn this Saturday 21 November at Cooranbong, subject to suitable weather conditions. From 9am-7pm the burn will take place along 2 hectares...

Community encouraged to love water

Over the past year, the Lower Hunter community has consumed almost 15 per cent less water than expected, thanks to some smart water choices. This Saturday, 24 October, the community is being asked...

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...

Grants to splash support around

A new round of grants is set to splash some support around to community groups in the Lower Hunter that love the environment and have been struggling to stay afloat during the...

Water saving efforts lead to removal of restrictions

The Lower Hunter community will reap the benefits of a reduction in water usage when Level 1 restrictions are removed next month. Hunter Water has made the decision as a result of a...

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 mural celebrates Aboriginal culture

A new mural at Grahamstown Dam highlights the community’s deep connection with water. Unveiled by Hunter Water, the artwork features the words Badu Niiarrenumba Girru, meaning ‘our water is alive’ in the traditional...

Shared path between Walka Water Works and Maitland CBD another step closer

A proposal for a new shared path between Walka Water Works and the Maitland CBD has taken another step forward. During its council meeting on Tuesday night, Maitland City Council agreed to a...