Restrictions - Wairarapa rivers/streams east of Ruamahanga River
Here you will find information on:
1. All directions from Greater Wellington Regional Council for water restrictions for the 2021-2022 irrigation season are provided in the list of consents for each catchment in the table below.
2. The flow for compliance purposes (for GWRC real time monitoring sites) is determined after midnight each day and applies from 9am for the following 24 hours.
|Catchment||List of consents||Real time monitoring site||Restrictions that apply to most water take consent holders|
|Kopuaranga||Surface water takes||Kopuaranga @ Palmers Bridge||No restrictions when flow above 270 l/sec (0.27m3/sec) Full restrictions (cease take) when flow less than 270 l/sec (0.27m3/sec)|
|Taueru||Surface water takes||Tauweru @ Te Whiti Bridge||No restrictions above 250 l/sec (0.25m3/sec) Partial restrictions when flow less than 250 l/sec (0.25m3/sec) but above 185 l/sec (0.185m3/sec) Full restrictions (cease take) when flow less than 185 l/sec (0.185m3/sec)|
|Makahakaha||Surface water takes||Makahakaha @ Gladstone Rd eastern culvert||No restrictions above 44 l/sec (0.045 m3/sec). Partial restrictions when flow less than 44 l/sec (0.044 m3/sec) but above 33 l/sec (0.033m3/sec) Full restrictions (cease take) when flow less than 33 l/sec (0.0.33m3/sec)|
|Pahaoa||Surface water takes||Pahaoa River @ Hinakura||No restrictions above 160 l/sec (0.08 m3/sec) Full restrictions (cease take) when flow less than 100 l/sec (0.1 m3/sec)|
|Huangarua||Surface water takes||Various - see list of consents table
|Turanganui||Surface water takes||No real time monitoring site||GWRC will notify water take consent holders of any restrictions following flow measurement|