Low Flow Restrictions Summary

During summer, there may be a number of water restrictions in place across the Horizons Region. The table below highlights those sites where there are currently some restrictions (red) and those nearing restriction levels (yellow) plus the number of consent holders that those restrictions may affect.

If your water take is linked to a site in the table below we encourage you to check your individual consent conditions or phone Horizons on 0508 800 800 to find out how the water restrictions could affect you. Horizons encourages consent holders to be mindful of their water use as further restrictions could come into place over the next few weeks.


Legend (Shading) Number of sites Number of consents
Sites not in restriction: 12 23
Sites nearing restriction levels: 3 13
Sites in restriction: 27 125
Total: 42 161

Low Flow Restriction Detail

Flow siteLatest flow (Litres/sec)Consent holders potentially in restriction
Akitio at MouthNo site / data1
Hautapu at Alabasters5922
Kai Iwi at Handley Road4731
Kumeti at Te Rehunga102
Makakahi at Hamua1631
Makara at Downstream AirstripNo site / data1
Makino at Boness Road772
Makotuku at Raetihi1441
Makotuku at SH49A832
Manakau at S.H.1 Bridge423
Manawatu at Hopelands208110
Manawatu at Teachers College1038515
Manawatu at Upper Gorge85084
Manawatu at Weber Road11325
Mangahao at Ballance20601
Mangaore at d/s Mangahao Power StationNo site / data1
Mangapapa at Troup Rd101
Mangatainoka at Pahiatua Town Bridge10856
Mangatoro at Mangahei Road5601
Mangawhero at Pakihi Rd Bridge128411
Ohau at Rongomatane18457
Oroua at Almadale Slackline5607
Oroua at Awahuri BridgeNo site / data1
Oroua at Kawa Wool6201
Oruakeretaki at S.H.2 Napier1643
Pohangina at Mais Reach19254
Rangitikei at HamptonsNo site / data1
Rangitikei at Mangaweka89826
Rangitikei at McKelvies991514
Rangitikei at Onepuhi1118911
Rangitikei at Pukeokahu38751
Raparapawai at Jackson Rd131
Tamaki at Stephensons1444
Tamaki at Water Supply Weir451
Tiraumea at Ngaturi19485
Tokiahuru at Junction497310
Tokomaru at Riverland Farm4773
Turakina at Otairi3401
Waikawa at North Manakau Road3551
Waitangi at Tangiwai6241
Whangaehu at Kauangaroa124542
Whanganui at Te Maire215775