The Water Sharing Plan for the Belubula Regulated River Water Source includes rules for protecting the environment, water extractions, managing licence holders' water accounts and water trading in the plan area. Information on this water sharing plan is available for viewing as detailed below:

Water sharing plan

The Water Sharing Plan for the Belubula Regulated River Water Source is a detailed legal instrument written in its required statutory format.

Map of Water Sharing Plan for the Belubula Regulated River Water Source

Plan status

The Belubula plan commenced on 4 October 2012.

Media release 4 October 2012 Initial allocations announced for water users in the Belubula water sharing plan area (PDF 187 KB)

This Water Sharing Plan is due for extension/replacement in July 2023.

Description of water source

The Belubula Regulated River Water Source (PDF 834 KB) comprises a definition of the regulated river water source included in the plan area.

Community consultation

The draft plan was on exhibition for comment from 26 March to 11 May 2012. All submissions were considered in finalising the statutory plan, which will be in place for ten years.

Overview of the plan

The Water Sharing Plan for the Belubula Regulated River Water Source – Overview (PDF 277 KB) provides a general, plain English explanation of the plan's key provisions and should be read together with the plan.

Background document

The Water Sharing Plan for the Belubula Regulated River Water Source – Background document (PDF 633 KB) provides information on the development of the plan such as: how the plan was developed, the area the plan covers, an explanation of the water source, the public consultation process and the implementation of the plan.

Rules summary sheets

Water sharing plans contain various rules applying to specific water sources. Rules may include: environmental water rules, access licence dealing rules, rules for access licences, rules for water supply work approvals, rules for making available water determinations, and water allocation account rules.

The following rules summary sheet provides an overview of the key water sharing rules for the water source included in the Belubula Regulated plan. The rules are a guide only. For more information about your particular licence conditions, please contact our Forbes licensing staff.

Security interests

A security interest may be a mortgage or charge and may be registered or unregistered. Security interest holders have three years from the date of plan commencement to have their interest registered against a water access licence on the Water Access Licence Register, administered by Land and Property Information. Security interest not registered within that period will be extinguished. To find out more go to Security interests

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