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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...

Fundraiser to cure the Bali blues

COVID-19 travel restrictions have left many dreaming of an island escape, so Newcastle-based organisation Corethics has come up with an alternative to help people through their Bali blues.   The social enterprise will...

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...

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 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...

Water bill prices expected to drop

Households across the Lower Hunter are set to benefit from cheaper water bills over the next four years, with the typical bill expected to fall by $48 per year. It comes after...

Wise to water in cool conditions

Winter has arrived, although during May it felt like it already had, and gardens have been getting more attention than usual as we have been avoiding the virus, complying with the government...
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