Summary of expired or repealed temporary water restrictions

The tables below give a summary of expired or repealed temporary restrictions for regulated river, unregulated river and groundwater water sources.

More information on a water source restriction can be found by selecting the temporary water restriction notice listed in the table.

Temporary Water Restriction - Northern NSW Murray Darling Basin Amendment

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Northern NSW Murray Darling Basin) Amendment Order 2020
Licences affected Unregulated river (A, B and C Classes) access licences and unregulated river access licences, unregulated river (special additional high flow) access licence, regulated river (general security) access licence and regulated river (general security A and B class) access licence, high security regulated river licences in Border Rivers, Peel, Upper Namoi and Lower Namoi. (Access licences in the following water sources are not affected - Campbells River Downstream Management Zone, Macquarie River above Bathurst Management Zone, Fish River Water Source – downstream of Lake Oberon to confluence with Macquarie River, Macquarie River between Bathurst and Evans Plains Creek Management Zone).
Exemptions
Date restriction started 30 January 2020
Date restriction ends 17 February 2020
Status Amended

Temporary Water Restriction - Bega and Brogo Regulated Rivers Water Sources

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Bega and Brogo Regulated Rivers Water Sources) Order 2020
Licences affected Bega and Brogo regulated rivers (general security) access licenses
Date restriction started 8 January 2020
Date restriction ends 30 June 2020
Status Repealed 12 February 2020

Temporary Water Restriction - Northern NSW Murray Darling Basin

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Northern NSW Murray Darling Basin) Order 2020
Licences affected Unregulated river (A, B and C Classes) access licences and unregulated river access licences, unregulated river (special additional high flow) access licence, regulated river (general security) access licence and regulated river (general security A and B class) access licence, high security regulated river licences in Border Rivers, Peel, Upper Namoi and Lower Namoi.
Exemptions
Date restriction started 17 January 2020
Date restriction ends 31 January 2020
Status Amended

Temporary Water Restriction - Barwon-Darling Unregulated River and Intersecting Streams Unregulated Water Sources (Amended)

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Barwon-Darling Unregulated River and Intersecting Streams Unregulated Water Sources) Amendment Order 2019
Licences affected Unregulated river (A, B and C Classes) access licences and unregulated river access licences
Date restriction started 20 December 2019
Date restriction ends 5 January 2020
Status Expired

Temporary Water Restriction - Northern Inland Tributaries

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Northern Inland Tributaries) Order 2019
Licences affected Unregulated river (A, B and C Classes) access licences and unregulated river access licences, unregulated river (special additional high flow) access licence, regulated river (general security) access licence and regulated river (general security A and B class) access licence
Date restriction started 20 December 2019
Date restriction ends 5 January 2020
Status Expired

Temporary Water Restriction - Barwon-Darling Unregulated River and Intersecting Streams Unregulated Water Sources

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Barwon-Darling Unregulated River and Intersecting Streams Unregulated Water Sources) Order 2019
Licences affected Unregulated river (A, B and C Classes) access licences and unregulated river access licences
Date restriction started 4 November 2019
Date restriction ends 31 December 2019
Status Expired

Barwon-Darling Unregulated River Water Source

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Barwon-Darling Unregulated River Water Source) Order 2019
Licences affected Unregulated river A, B and C Class access licences from Mungindi to Menindee
Date restriction started 15 April 2019 (amended 8 May 2019)
Date restriction ends 30 August 2019
Status Expired

Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers Water Sources

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers Water Sources) Order (No 2) 2018
Licences affected Macquarie regulated river (general security) access licences
Date restriction started 11 September 2018
Date restriction ends 30 June 2019
Status Expired

Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers Water Sources

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers Water Sources) Order 2018
Licences affected Macquarie regulated river (general security) access licences
Date restriction started 31 August 2018
Date restriction ends 30 June 2019
Status Expired

Namoi and Macquarie Water Sources

Temporary restriction notice Temporary Water Restriction (Namoi and Macquarie Water Sources) Order 2019
Licences affected Lower Namoi regulated river (general security) access licences
Lower Namoi unregulated river access licences
Macquarie (lower) unregulated river access licences
Date restriction started 31 March 2019
Date restriction ends 30 June 2019
Status Repealed 6 May 2019