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Irrigation Water Restrictions - South Esk River

Notice under Section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

South Esk River and Tributaries upstream of the Macquarie River Confluence excluding St Pauls River

Due to continued low flows in the above river and tributaries, I John Gaby RWMO as delegate of the Minister under Section 10 of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby give notice restricting the taking of water from the South Esk River and tributaries upstream of the Macquarie River confluence excluding St Pauls River.

Except upon the written permission of the Minister or a person delegated on that behalf by the Minister, a total ban is placed on the taking of Surety 6 Allocation water and Surety 5 Allocation water is restricted to 50% of daily take, directly from stream flow for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes. This notice is in force from 7pm Tuesday 4 March 2014 until 7pm Tuesday 18 March 2014.

J Gaby
RWMO Northern Tasmania


  1. This Stream will be regularly monitored while the ban is in place and failure to comply with this Notice could result in penalties being applied.