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Read the latest news about the River Murray.

River Murray latest news

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Options to improve the ecology of the Lock 3 Reach shortlisted for further investigation
19 July 2022

Several sites across the Riverland have been shortlisted for further investigation as part of a project to support and promote environmental outcomes across the Lock 3 Reach.

Floodplain operations and weir pool raising commences this month
19 July 2022

With the support of natural high flows currently in the River Murray, the Department for Environment and Water will commence environmental watering of the Chowilla, Pike and potentially Katarapko floodplains this month, through operation of environmental regulators.

Threatened fish improve with water for the environment
14 July 2022

A highly threatened fish, that grows no more than 8 centimetres in length, is returning to the Lower Murray in numbers not seen since the Millennium Drought.

River Murray water allocations open at 100 per cent
15 June 2022

For the second year straight South Australian River Murray water users will start the water year with 100 per cent of their allocation.

Plans underway for floodplain watering after successful 2021 operations
08 June 2022

Following successful operations in 2021 which delivered significant ecological benefits to the region, planning is underway for the delivery of water for the environment to the Chowilla, Pike and Katarapko floodplains during winter and spring.

Native fish survey nets large scale finding at Bookmark Creek
16 May 2022

In further evidence of ecological improvements at Bookmark Creek in South Australia’s Riverland, ecologists have found juvenile golden perch and freshwater catfish in the area.