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WATER PLAN (CALLIOPE RIVER BASIN) 2006 - REG 12

Annual volumetric limit for taking water from watercourse, lake or spring

12 Annual volumetric limit for taking water from watercourse, lake or spring

The annual volumetric limit for a water licence to take water from a watercourse, lake or spring is—

(a) for a licence that states the volume of water that may be taken in a water year—the stated volume; and
(b) for a licence that states the area that may be irrigated under the licence—the volume decided by the chief executive having regard to the volume of water required to efficiently irrigate the area, but not more than the volume, expressed in megalitres, calculated by multiplying the area, in hectares, by 7; and
(c) for another licence—the volume decided by the chief executive having regard to the following—
(i) the conditions under which water may be taken under the licence;
(ii) the water-taking capacity of any works, being used or authorised to be used, for taking water under the licence;
(iii) the annual volumes of water estimated by the chief executive to have been taken under the licence during the period, of not more than 10 years, immediately before the commencement of this plan;
(iv) the efficiency of the use of the water mentioned in subparagraph (iii).



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