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Water Notice - Macquarie River & Tributaries

Notice under Section 90 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to a large amount of rainfall in the upper catchment, I Gray McKinnel, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, issue an Opportunistic Take for the Macquarie River.


Water may now be taken by licensees under opportunistic take for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.


This notice takes effect from 12 Midday Tuesday, 15 November 2022 and will remain in force until the Macquarie River as measured at the Morningside gauging station falls below 3400 ML/d or further notice.



Gray McKinnel

Regional Water Management Officer




1. Please record meter readings and extraction amounts during this period.