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Water Restriction - South Esk River

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to continued low flows, I Ryan Gregson, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the  South Esk River above Macquarie River, excluding the Nile & St Pauls Rivers 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 watercourse under Surety 5 or Surety 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.   


This notice takes effect at 12 Midday Monday, 3 August 2020 and will remain in force until 12 Midday Thursday, 27 August 2020. 



Ryan Gregson 

Regional Water Management Officer 






1. DPIPWE will be regularly monitoring this stream while this restriction notice is in place.  Failure to comply with this notice could result in penalties being applied. ​