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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 Anthony Walker, 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 directly from the watercourse under any Surety 5 & 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes. This notice takes effect at 5pm Wednesday 20th February 2019 and will remain in force until 5pm Monday 4th March 2019.

Anthony Walker

Regional Water Management Officer


  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.