Midcoast Riverbank Restorations

Partnerships to restore riverbanks. Three riverbank restoration projects will provide long term improvements in water quality and fish habitat. Extensive work in the Wallamba River. Over 11 kilometres of riverbank has been stabilised. They are due to a partnership between local landholders, MidCoast Council and NSW Department of Primary Industries.

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Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme

EPA calls for nominations to join Hunter River Committee. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is calling for nominations from local industry and environment groups to join the Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme Operations Committee. The Scheme ensures the Hunter River’s water quality is suitable for agriculture. It does this

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Farquhar Channel Licence Secured

Ten-year Crown Lands licence for draining the Farquhar Inlet at Old Bar. The licence that has been secured will allow Council to implement a notch in the sand when it reaches a certain height. Farguhar Inlet flood release channel in February 2020. The notch does not in itself open the

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