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Irrigation Water Restriction - Rubicon River and Tributaries

Notice under section 92 of the Water Management Act 1999

Due to continuing 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 Rubicon 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 from 7pm Thursday 29 March 2018 and will remain in force until 12 Noon Thursday 19 April 2018.



John Gaby

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.
  3. Water users may continue to take water that has been purchased from Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd and delivered into streams from the Rubicon River Irrigation Scheme