The merger of two major water bodies promises to "ensure the highest quality and most efficient service to customers across NSW", the state government says.
Marissa Calligeros After two years with virtually no rain a Queensland town is planning for the possible evacuation of its entire population as water supplies run out.
Australians' attitude towards sharks is contributing to the decline of this magnificent species, writes Tim Winton.
Peter Hannam A plan by Sydney Water to shift its sewage overflow problem up the Georges River is "a disgrace" that treats Bankstown residents "like second-class citizens", mayor Khal Asfour said.
Lydia Hales Global water scarcity already on the rise due to exploding global populations may be amplified by up to 40 per cent due to climate change.
Kelsey Munro Some magical creatures live in Sydney Harbour.
Peter Hannam Iron concentrations in a rivulet that feeds the Woronora Reservoir have doubled since the expansion of the Metropolitan Colliery, to levels which exceed Australian Drinking Water Guidelines by 30 per...
Nicole Hasham The equivalent of 48 Olympic swimming pools is seeping from Sydney Water's network each day, but the organisation says speeding up repairs is not worth the cost.
Ben Grubb A broken main is preventing water supply to a number of Glebe residents, Sydney Water says.
Peter Hannam Australia's drinking water supplies are vulnerable to the increased intensity and frequency of extreme weather.
Ben Westcott Canberra is a long way off water restrictions even though last week's heatwave and a dry start to the year have the bush capital's gardeners reaching for their hoses.
Nicole Hasham Radical new rules for assessing large mining projects in NSW risk serious damage to Sydney's drinking water supply, the government agency set up to protect water quality has warned.
Rachel Olding The statuesque gum trees that give Tall Timbers Road its name are charred but central coast residents appeared to escape Friday's once-in-a-lifetime fires relatively unscathed.
The severity warning about a toxic water leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant is to be dramatically raised, its nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday.
John Thistleton Hundreds of bait fish have washed ashore mysteriously on the main beach at South Durras.
Australians are paying nearly 2000 times more for what is "basically tap water" than they would if they went straight to the source, the nation's consumer watchdog says.
Waterways warmed by climate change will increase electricity prices by as much as a third in southern Europe as producers struggle to cool power stations, a study showed.
Lenore Taylor The Coalition has accused Labor of ''blind-siding'' miners with new laws empowering the federal government to stop coal seam gas wells and big coalmines that pose a threat to water supply.
Ben Cubby Artificial lakes will hold millions of litres of contaminated water in the Pilliga district, in north-western NSW.
Alana Schetzer A whale stranded near Lakes Entrance for more than 24 hours has made moves back into the deep water.