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Water Restriction Notice - Liffey River downstream West Channel

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to 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 Liffey River and tributaries downstream of West Channel
For the purpose of irrigation – regardless of whether the water is taken directly or into storage – and except upon the written permission of the Minister or a person delegated on that behalf by the Minister, no water is to be taken under Surety 5 or Surety 6 allocations 

This notice takes effect at 3p.m. Wednesday, 13 January 2021 and will remain in force until 12noon Wednesday, 3 February 2021. 


Ryan Gregson 

Regional Water Management Officer 



- 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. 

- Water users may continue to take water that has been purchased from Tasmanian Irrigation or Cressy Longford Irrigation Scheme.