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Liffey River (Below West Channel) Restriction

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

​Due to continued low flows, I Sarah Campbell, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the Liffey River (below West Channel) and its tributaries.

Below West Channel

Except upon the written permission of the Minister or a person delegated on that behalf by the Minister, no water is to be taken under any Surety 5 & 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes. This notice takes effect at 3pm Monday 4th March 2019 and will remain in force until 5pm Monday 1st April 2019.

Sarah Campbell

Acting Team Leader, Water Operations


  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 and Cressy Longford Irrigation Scheme.