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Water Restriction Notice - Welcome River & Tributaries

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to continued low flows, I David Whitmore, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999hereby restrict the taking of water from the  Welcome River and its 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 Wednesday, 7 April 2021 and will remain in force until 12 Midday Friday, 30 April 2021 ​​


David Whitmore 

Regional Water Management Officer ​