NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

A third consecutive La Nina settling on Australia’s east coast will almost certainly bring more rain to the dams already filled to the brim. More than half of regional NSW’s state-owned dams are at or above capacity, and authorities say they haven’t been this full since the 1990s. 100 percent not what it seems Reaching … Read more

NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

A third consecutive La Nina settling on Australia’s east coast will almost certainly bring more rain to the dams already filled to the brim. More than half of regional NSW’s state-owned dams are at or above capacity, and authorities say they haven’t been this full since the 1990s. 100 percent not what it seems Reaching … Read more

More polio virus detected in New York state wastewater

More polio virus detected in New York state wastewater

The virus that causes polio has been found in wastewater samples from another New York state, prompting state health officials to warn of an increasing “community spread” of the life-threatening virus ALBANY, NY — New York state health officials warn of a growing “community spread” of the polio virus after it was found in sewage … Read more

Tony Galati And Brother Vincent Paid $10,000 For Exceeding Water Allotment

Tony Galati And Brother Vincent Paid ,000 For Exceeding Water Allotment

Farmer, businessman and so-called spud king Tony Galati and his brother Vincent Galati have to pay more than $10,000 for the overuse of allocated groundwater on their Western Australian farm. Most important points: The Galati brothers have pleaded guilty to overusing a water allotment of 180 million liters The amount corresponds to 90 Olympic-sized swimming … Read more

How New Colorado River Cuts Will Affect States, Residents?

How New Colorado River Cuts Will Affect States, Residents?

WASHINGTON — Arizona and Nevada residents will not face a ban on watering their lawns or washing their cars, despite increased water shortages in the Colorado River. But US officials announced Tuesday that less water will be available to them next year from the river that serves 40 million people in the West and Mexico … Read more

Murray Darling Basin Authority thinks about solving sand build-up blocking river flow

Murray Darling Basin Authority thinks about solving sand build-up blocking river flow

Dredging has been considered an option to repair a “sand scotch” in the Murray River estimated to be larger than a dozen Melbourne Cricket Grounds. Most important points: Several options are being explored to fix a ‘sand slug’ in the Murray River Sand accumulation at a narrow point in the river has greatly reduced the … Read more