Irrigation Water Restrictions Summary For current restrictions clink on this link.
Water restrictions on rivers and streams are implemented in accordance with a priority of rights under the Water Management Act 1999.
When there is insufficient water available to look after the rights of all users, restrictions are implemented by starting with the lowest priority user group.
Generally, the highest priority is given to:
Notices may also be served (personally or by post) on a person, prohibiting or restricting the taking of water from a water resource.
The Notice takes effect at a time that is specified in the notice and remains in force for such period not exceeding 12 months.
A person who contravenes a notice is guilty of an offence under the Water Management Act 1999. See the Water Regulations on the Tasmanian legislation website for penalties: www.thelaw.tas.gov.au
Regional Water Management Officer.
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