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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 Laura Morris, 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 Surety 5 or Surety 6 allocations for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.  This notice takes effect at 7pm Monday 8 January 2018 and will remain in force until 7pm Monday 5 February 2018.



Laura Morris

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.