Water Pressure: Government says 'no way' to revisiting Tillegra Dam

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated July 28 2019 - 1:05am, first published July 26 2019 - 9:00pm
Build it: We Need Tillegra Dam spokesman Michael Dowling says there is renewed community enthusiasm for Tillegra Dam. The group wants the project reconsidered as part of the Lower Hunter Water Strategy. Picture: Simon McCarthy

A group of Dungog residents believe the time has come to reconsider Tillegra Dam as an option for securing the Lower Hunter's water supply.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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