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St Pauls River and Tributaries Restriction

Notice under Section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

As river flow is below the Stage 5 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 ban the taking of Surety 5 and Surety 6 water allocations from the St Pauls River.

Except upon the written permission of the Minister or a person delegated on that behalf by the Minister, licence holders on the St Pauls River must not take Surety 5 or Surety 6 water allocation.  This notice takes effect at 5pm 4 March 2019 and will remain in force until 5pm 1 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.