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: 24 77
Sites nearing restriction levels: 7 31
Sites in restriction: 11 54
Total: 42 162

Low Flow Restriction Detail

Flow siteLatest flow (Litres/sec)Consent holders potentially in restriction
Akitio at MouthNo site / data1
Hautapu at Alabasters6422
Kai Iwi at Handley Road5101
Kumeti at Te Rehunga82
Makakahi at Hamua5921
Makara at Downstream AirstripNo site / data1
Makino at Boness Road1022
Makotuku at Raetihi2231
Makotuku at SH49A872
Manakau at S.H.1 Bridge603
Manawatu at Hopelands312310
Manawatu at Teachers College1772115
Manawatu at Upper Gorge138354
Manawatu at Weber Road19175
Mangahao at Ballance24371
Mangaore at d/s Mangahao Power StationNo site / data1
Mangapapa at Troup Rd341
Mangatainoka at Pahiatua Town Bridge22766
Mangatoro at Mangahei Road11021
Mangawhero at Pakihi Rd Bridge128411
Ohau at Rongomatane22187
Oroua at Almadale Slackline11688
Oroua at Awahuri BridgeNo site / data1
Oroua at Kawa Wool13621
Oruakeretaki at S.H.2 Napier2533
Pohangina at Mais Reach31504
Rangitikei at HamptonsNo site / data1
Rangitikei at Mangaweka105286
Rangitikei at McKelvies1162414
Rangitikei at Onepuhi1196411
Rangitikei at Pukeokahu40611
Raparapawai at Jackson Rd1101
Tamaki at Stephensons3974
Tamaki at Water Supply Weir1581
Tiraumea at Ngaturi30825
Tokiahuru at Junction483210
Tokomaru at Riverland Farm4953
Turakina at Otairi4681
Waikawa at North Manakau Road5641
Waitangi at Tangiwai6351
Whangaehu at Kauangaroa119242
Whanganui at Te Maire220005