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Nile River Restriction

Notice under section 94 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to low flow in the Nile River, I Sarah Campbell pursuant to my delegated powers under Section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby give notice to restrict the taking of Surety 5 water allocations from the Nile River.

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 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.  This notice takes effect at 9am 16 March 2019 and will remain in force until 5pm 1 April 2019.


​Sarah Campbell

Acting Team Leader, Water Operations



  1. DPIPWE will be regularly monitoring this stream while this restriction notice is in effect.  Failure to comply with this notice could result in the application of prescribed penalties.