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Easing of Water Restriction - South Esk River and Tributaries upstream of Macquarie River excluding the St Pauls and Nile Rivers

Notice under section 94 of the Water Management Act 1999

As river flow remains below the Stage 3 Restriction value 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 give notice to Restrict the taking of water from the South Esk River and Tributaries upstream of the Macquarie River excluding the Nile River.


Except upon the written permission of the Minister or a person delegated on that behalf by the Minister, licence holders on the South Esk River are restricted to Maximum Daily Take of Surety 5 and Nil take of Surety 6 allocation.  This notice takes effect at midday 1 March 2018 and will remain in force until midday 15 March 2018.



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.