Northern Refresh Flow Update

Mogil Mogil Weir, Barwon River above Collarenebri, late April. Photo credit Jason Wilson, CEWH. The Northern Refresh Flow delivered 8.8 GL of water for the environment from the Gwydir and Namoi catchments between mid-April and mid-May. This water flowed into the Barwon-Darling and helped to improve water quality, connect rivers and streams and allowed fish…

Barwon-Darling Flow Updates

Environmental water managers have protected a portion of the flows following rainfall and flows into the Barwon-Darling during March and April 2021. The additional flows will help native fish to travel along the Barwon-Darling to improve opportunities for them to feed and breed. An update is available here.

Northern Waterhole Top-up – Flow Updates

The last four years have been the driest on record across much of the northern Murray-Darling Basin, despite rain earlier in 2020, and the current La Nina. Parts of the Barwon River have not flowed for over 60 days, and the river is drying back to waterholes. So, the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office (CEWO) have coordinated for freshes of water for the environment to be released down 200+ km’s of the upper Barwon system between December 2020 and January 2021.