News

Water users get full allocation

New allocations for water users of the Tweed River.
New allocations for water users of the Tweed River. Lost at E Minor

LICENSED water users in the Tweed River catchment will receive a 100% water allocation for the next 12 months.

NSW Water Commissioner David Harriss announced that the users for the Tweed River, as well as the Upper Brunswick River, Coffs Harbour, Coopers Creek, Bellinger River, Dorrigo Plateau surface water and Dorrigo Basalt groundwater, Toorumbee Creek, Commissioners Waters and Apsley River and Alstonville Plateau and Stuarts Point groundwater sources would receive full allocations for the 2012/13 financial year.

High security access licence holders in the Richmond Regulated Water Source will receive one mega litre per unit share of entitlement or 100% of allocation, while general security licences holders will receive one mega litre per unit share or 100% of entitlement.

All other water access licence holders covered by the Richmond River area unregulated, regulated and alluvial water sources water sharing plan will receive 100% of entitlement or one mega litre per unit share.

For more information visit water.nsw.gov.au.

Topics:  richmond river, water



Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Police Minister inspects new Tweed police station site

Sergeant Mal Kentwell, Police Minister and Deputy Premier Troy Grant, Tweed MP Geoff Provest and Tweed/Byron LAC Superintendent Wayne Starling on the construction site of the new Tweed Heads Police Station on Wharf St.

Police minister visits site of new Tweed station

Student Zone: Vietnam veteran remembers

Lindisfarne Anglican College student Mylee O'Kane.

Student Zone: Lindisfarne student uncovers Vietnam veteran memories

Latest deals and offers

Barnaby Joyce talks Johnny Depp's dogs in Tweed

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce talks about Johnny Depp's dogs Pistol and Boo...

Road rage caught on Dashcam

Attack with a baseball bat caught on Dashcam

Video of a violent road rage incident in Orange last December.

Malcolm Turnbull and Barnaby Joyce tour Rockhampton sweet potato farm

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce visit a...

Perfect time to invest in Northern Rivers property

The Northern Rivers rental market is tighter than Sydney making it the perfect time for investors to get better returns out of property than superannuation or banks deposits.

Low interest rates and tight rental market are prime time to invest