As river flow is below the Cease To Take threshold set by the Section 11 Exemption Order, 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 water allocations from the South Esk River and all 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 must not take Surety 5 or Surety 6 water allocations. This notice takes effect at midday 23 August 2019 and will remain in force until midnight 31 August 2019.
Regional Water Management Officer
- 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.