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Flood Take and Opportunistic Take - South Esk River, St Pauls River, Nile River and all tributaries

Notice under section 90 of the Water Managment Act 1999


Due to flow thresholds being met after some good rainfall in the upper catchment over the last couple of days, I (Stephen Pryor), pursuant to my delegated powers under section 10(1) of the Water Management Act 1999, issue a Surety 8 Flood Take for the South Esk River Catchment upstream of Longford excluding the Macquarie River.


Water may now be taken by licensees under Surety 8 allocations and opportunistic take for irrigation purposes or into storage for irrigation purposes.  This notice is in force until 12 noon Saturday 19 May 2018.



(Stephen Pryor)

Regional Water Management Officer



  1. Water users may continue to take water that has been purchased from Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd.