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Buttons Creek and Tributaries Restriction

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999


Due to continued low flows, I Laura Morris, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the Buttons 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 any Surety 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.  This notice takes effect at 5pm Friday 11 January 2019 and will remain in force until 12noon Friday 18 January 2019.

Laura Morris

Regional Water Management Officer

Note:  

  1. DPIPWE 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 Tasmanian Irrigation.