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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 06:16)
Schedule 1
Schedule 1 Excluded works
(Clause 3(1), definition of “excluded work”)
1   
Dams solely for the control or prevention of soil erosion—
(a)  from which no water is reticulated (unless, if the dam is fenced off for erosion control purposes, to a stock drinking trough in an adjoining paddock) or pumped, and
(b)  the structural size of which is the minimum necessary to fulfil the erosion control function, and
(c)  that are located on a minor stream.
2   
Dams solely for flood detention and mitigation—
(a)  from which no water is reticulated or pumped, and
(b)  that are located on a minor stream.
3   
Dams solely for the capture, containment and recirculation of drainage and/or effluent, consistent with best management practice or required by a public authority (other than Landcom or the Superannuation Administration Corporation or any of their subsidiaries) to prevent the contamination of a water source, that are located on a minor stream.
4   
Dams approved in writing by the Minister for specific environmental management purposes—
(a)  that are located on a minor stream, and
(b)  from which water is used solely for those environmental management purposes.
5   
Rainwater tanks collecting water from roofs only.
6   
Works impounding water that exceeds the harvestable rights referred to in an order under section 54 of the Act—
(a)  that were constructed before 1 January 1999, and
(b)  that are used solely for domestic consumption and stock watering or that do not result in the extraction of water, and
(c)  that are located on a minor stream, and
(d)  from which water is being used only on the landholding on which the dam is located.
7   
Dams or excavations located on a river or lake constructed under section 7 of the Water Act 1912 before 1 January 2001 that are used solely for stock, domestic or stock and domestic purposes, or for purposes which do not require extraction of water.
8   
Works in the Western Division that are located on lakes shown in the legend of the 1:100 000 topographic maps issued by the Land Information Centre (formerly the Central Mapping Authority) applying at 1 January 1999 to that Division as “Lake Mainly Dry”.
9   
Works in the Western Division constructed before 1 January 1999—
(a)  impounding water on the areas of land shown in the legend of the 1:100 000 topographic maps issued by the Land Information Centre applying at 1 January 1999 to that Division as land subject to flooding or inundation, or lakes shown as “perennial” or “intermittent”, and
(b)  from which water is used solely for stock, domestic or stock and domestic purposes, or for purposes which do not require extraction of water.