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Irrigation Water Restriction Welcome River and Tributaries

Notice under Section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to continued low flows, I Erin Moran, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby 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 any Surety 5 or Surety 6 allocations for irrigation or commercial purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes. This notice takes effect at 12pm Friday 10 March 2017 and will remain in force until 12pm Friday 7 April 2017.


Erin Moran

Acting 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.