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South Esk River and Tributaries except the St Pauls River Restrictions

Notice under section 94 of the Water Management Act 1999

As river flow is below the Stage 2 threshold set by the South Esk River Catchment Water Management Plan, I Stephen Pryor pursuant to my delegated powers under Section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby give notice to restrict the taking of Surety 6 water allocations from the South Esk River and tributaries upstream of the Macquarie River excluding the Nile River.


Except upon the written permission of the Minister or a person delegated on that behalf by the Minister, licence holders on the South Esk River must not take more than 50% of Surety 6 water allocation.  This notice takes effect at 5pm 15 April 2019 and will remain in force until 5pm 30 April 2019.



Stephen Pryor

Regional Water Management Officer



  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.