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Swan River Irrigation Water Restrictions

Notice under Section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to low flows in the above rivers, I Andrew Dix, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the Swan River and 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 watercourses for irrigation purposes.  This notice is in force from 12:00am Wednesday 1 May 2019 until 11:59pm Friday 31 May 2019.

Andrew Dix

Regional Water Management Officer

Note: DPIPWE will be regularly monitoring these streams while this restriction notice is in place.  Failure to comply with this notice could result in penalties being applied.