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Irrigation Water Restriction - Tomahawk River and tributaries

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to continued low flows, I Fiona Woodward, pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the Tomahawk River and 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 purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes. This notice takes effect at 7pm Wednesday 1 November 2017 and will remain in force until 7pm Thursday 30 November 2017



Fiona Woodward

Regional Water Management Officer



  1. DPIPWE will be regularly monitoring this stream while the restriction is in place and failure to comply with this notice could result in penalties being applied.