Namoi Water is the peak industry group for irrigated agriculture in the Peel, Upper Namoi and Lower Namoi Valleys in the North West of  NSW.

We are a non-profit, non-political organisation supporting our members to achieve a sustainable irrigation industry that meets the environmental, economic and social needs of our local communities. 

Latest News and Updates

Change of name for State Water


As of 1 January 2015 State Water Corporation and Sydney Catchment Authority have merged to form Water NSW.

In a letter to Namoi Water,  Water NSW has assured us that there will be ‘no change to your normal process for contacting Water NSW and in most cases you will still interact with the same staff at the same offices. ”  The Principal Offices for Water NSW are the former head offices of State Water at Dubbo and the Sydney Catchment Authority a Penrith, and the phone numbers have not changed.  In the upcoming months the email addresses will be upgraded as the new address email addresses become available.  The old website will remain active until the new website is developed.

Water NSW will be responsible for water supply and river operation, water quality, catchment protection. Asset development and management and flood mitigation. Water NSW will also be responsible for planning, building and delivering water infrastructure solutions.

 

Groundwater Hydrographs


The links below are the hydrographs for the monitoring bores in the Namoi Valley based on data found on the  NSW Office of Water website for Real time data http://realtimedata.water.nsw.gov.au/water.stm.  The  hydrographs show the monthly changes and have been updated to the end January 2015.

Upper Namoi hydrographs can be found here.
Lower Namoi hydrographs can be found here.

Extractive Industries

Independent CSG Science Forum - Parliament House : Namoi Water participated as part of the Steering Committee for the forum held earlier last month. Over 130 people attended the Science and Law workshops, concluding with final panel forum which included a presentation from Professor Tony Ingraffea from Cornell University on Well Integrity. See Link : Coal Seam Gas Forum Website

Namoi Water Study : The Namoi Water study is now complete please see below links to the reports. The Namoi Community Network is still seeking release of the Geoscience Australia peer review of the final report that currently sits with the Resource Minister Anthony Roberts.

Reports Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV   Final Scenario 7 has still not been released despite report being finalised in July 2012

Mining and CSG Exploration Notices

Independent Expert Scientific Committee (Federal Committee) Reports,  

NSW Govt SRLUP

Coal Seam Gas by the Numbers ABC