Fenner in the News - Catchment curb could cap benefit of 'outrageously expensive' dam plan

30 October 2019

The Fenner School's Jamie Pittock says the NSW state government's $1 billion dam-building plan would convert unregulated flows to regulated ones, with the environment the likely loser.

"A lot depends on whether NSW will give full legal protection as promised in the 2004 National Water Initiative, to the state managed 'planned environmental water'– the water not previously allocated for consumption – in the new state Water Resource Plans," Professor Pittock said.

Read the full article at the Sydney Morning Herald website.