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Restriction on the Taking of Irrigation Water - South Esk River and tributaries above Macquarie River, excluding Nile River

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to continued low flows, I Ryan Gregson, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the   South Esk River above Macquarie River, excluding the Nile River 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 Tuesday, 22 October 2019 and will remain in force until 12 Midday Thursday, 14 November 2019.

Ryan Gregson

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.