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Irrigation Water Restriction - Mersey and Tributaries

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to low flows, I John Gaby (RWMO), pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, hereby restrict the taking of water from the Mersey 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 Surety 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.  This notice takes effect at 7pm Wednesday 3 January 2018 and will remain in force until 7am Monday 22 January 2018.



John Gaby

Regional Water Management Officer



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