The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder delivers water for the environment when and where plants and animals need it most. This can include the release of water from dams to support the health of local water systems. Pinpoints on the map show our current water activities across the Murray-Darling Basin. This map is updated every 2 weeks.
Choose a catchment to see information about environmental watering actions, portfolio and planning and monitoring in the catchment.
The Border Rivers region is based around the Macintyre River and the Dumaresq River, which merge to form the Macintyre River.
The Lachlan Valley catchment in central western NSW centres on the Lachlan River.
The Macquarie-Castlereagh catchment is situated in central western NSW and is based around the Castlereagh, Macquarie and Bogan River valleys.
The Murrumbidgee Catchment covers 84,000 square kilometres of southern New South Wales.
The northern unregulated rivers region includes the Barwon-Darling, the Condamine-Balonne, the Moonie, the Warrego and Border Rivers.
The Gwydir catchment is in north-eastern New South Wales and is based around the Gwydir River.
The Lower Murray-Darling Region consists of the River Murray downstream of Lock 15 at Euston to the Murray Mouth, the Darling River below Menindee Lakes and the Great Darling Anabranch.
The Mid-Murray region extends from Hume Dam to Euston and includes the Edward-Wakool system.
The Namoi River catchment is in north-eastern New South Wales, and is based around the Namoi, Manilla and Peel rivers.
The Victorian Rivers region encompasses the Ovens, Goulburn-Broken, Loddon, Wimmera and Campaspe catchments.