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 31
Sites nearing restriction levels: 6 27
Sites in restriction: 24 104
Total: 42 162

Low Flow Restriction Detail

Flow siteLatest flow (Litres/sec)Consent holders potentially in restriction
Akitio at MouthNo site / data1
Hautapu at Alabasters5622
Kai Iwi at Handley Road3801
Kumeti at Te Rehunga262
Makakahi at Hamua2281
Makara at Downstream AirstripNo site / data1
Makino at Boness Road1112
Makotuku at Raetihi1021
Makotuku at SH49A882
Manakau at S.H.1 Bridge503
Manawatu at Hopelands277410
Manawatu at Teachers College1118317
Manawatu at Upper Gorge91674
Manawatu at Weber Road12515
Mangahao at Ballance14171
Mangaore at d/s Mangahao Power StationNo site / data1
Mangapapa at Troup Rd121
Mangatainoka at Pahiatua Town Bridge14156
Mangatoro at Mangahei Road6381
Mangawhero at Pakihi Rd Bridge135211
Ohau at Rongomatane10546
Oroua at Almadale Slackline8558
Oroua at Awahuri BridgeNo site / data1
Oroua at Kawa Wool9721
Oruakeretaki at S.H.2 Napier2783
Pohangina at Mais Reach19495
Rangitikei at HamptonsNo site / data1
Rangitikei at Mangaweka112826
Rangitikei at McKelvies1233514
Rangitikei at Onepuhi1262110
Rangitikei at Pukeokahu49151
Raparapawai at Jackson Rd331
Tamaki at Stephensons2884
Tamaki at Water Supply Weir1331
Tiraumea at Ngaturi22384
Tokiahuru at Junction466010
Tokomaru at Riverland Farm2773
Turakina at Otairi5721
Waikawa at North Manakau Road2511
Waitangi at Tangiwai4971
Whangaehu at Kauangaroa111613
Whanganui at Te Maire246514