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Irrigation Water Restriction -South Esk River and tributaries upstream of Macquarie River (excluding the Nile River)

As river flow is below the September restriction values set by the South Esk River Catchment Water Management Plan, I (Stephen Pryor), pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the above water resources.


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 these watercourses under Surety 5 or Surety 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.  This notice takes effect at 8pm Tuesday 12 September 2017 and will remain in force until 8pm Friday 29th September 2017.



Stephen Pryor

Regional Water Management Officer



  1. DPIPWE will be regularly monitoring this stream while this restriction notice is in effect. Failure to comply with this notice could result in the application of prescribed penalties.