Water pressure: Water policy makers scramble to ensure the Hunter has a reliable and sustainable water supply

By Matthew Kelly
Updated July 23 2019 - 6:23am, first published July 19 2019 - 9:00pm
Dwindling supply: Chichester Dam is one of the Lower Hunter's main water storages. It is presently at 73.7 per cent.

A perfect storm of climate change, population growth and the demand to set aside vast quantities of water for industry has brought the Hunter to the brink of a water security crisis.

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