Water Shortage Direction - Section 329 of the Resource Management Act 1991

Domestic water use within any water management zone during periods of water rationing in that zone is restricted:

No watering of lawns or decorative gardens is permitted.

Stock drinking water is not restricted.

Stage 1 Rationing will start from Monday 27 January 2020 for the holders of expired consents which authorise the taking of water which who currently awaiting a decision on appeal under section 357 of the Resource Management Act 1991 

Stage 1 Rationing will start from Monday 27 January 2020 for the holders of a expired Resource Consent which authorise the taking of water who have applied for a new Resource Consent but are awaiting the issue of the new Resource subject to section 124 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

Stage 1 Rationing is a 20% cut in the allocation contained in the bona fide review advice you would have received from Council which determines the maximum authorised weekly volume of water for those Consent holders currently awaiting a decision on objection under section 357 of the Resource Management Act 1991 and those consent holders awaiting the issue of a new Resource Consent subject to section 124 of the Resource Management Act 1991 who do not hold shares in the in the Waimea Irrigators Limited (6091410) company.

This water restriction notice sets the 20% water restriction against the bona fide reviewed maximum limit regardless of whether that limit is under dispute.

Stage 1 rationing applies to the following water management zones: 

Delta, Delta (Affiliated), Delta (Unaffiliated), Golden Hills, Golden Hills (Affiliated), Golden Hills (Unaffiliated), Reservoir, Reservoir (Affiliated), Reservoir (Unaffiliated), Upper Catchments, Upper Catchments (Affiliated), Upper Catchments (Unaffiliated), Upper Confined, Upper Confined (Affiliated), Upper Confined (Unaffiliated), Waimea West, Waimea West (Affiliated), Waimea West (Unaffiliated), Motupiko

The position will be reviewed at the next meeting of the Dry Weather Taskforce on 28 January

Issued under delegated authority by Dennis Bush-King, Environment and Planning Manager