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Water Notice - Western Creek & Tributaries

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999



Due to continued low flows, I David Whitmore, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the   Western Creek and its Tributaries. 

Except upon the written permission of the Minister or a person delegated on that behalf by the Minister, no water is to be taken directly from the watercourse under Surety 5 or Surety 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes. 

This notice takes effect at 12 Midday Monday, 6 February 2023 and will remain in force until 12 Midday Tuesday, 28 February 2023 

David Whitmore

Regional Water Management Officer 

Note:

1. NRE Tas will be regularly monitoring this stream while this restriction notice is in place.  Failure to comply with this notice could result in penalties being applied.

2. Water users may continue to take water that has been purchased from the Meander Irrigation Schenme.​​