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

Notice under Section 94(5) of the Water Management Act 1999

As river flow is below the November restriction value set by the Section 11 Exemption Order and 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 and Surety 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.  This notice takes effect at midnight Tuesday 31 October 2017 and will remain in force until midnight Thursday 30 November 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.