Water restrictions & conservation

Included in this section is information about what the current water restrictions mean for you and learn how you can help conserve our water supply.

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Water restrictions are in place across our whole Region. Find out what this means for you below. All residents are urged to minimise water usage at all times to preserve existing supplies. Private bore water users are also requested to reduce usage ...
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Our Water team will be visiting 11 communities across the Region during December 2019 and January 2020. If you have questions about your water restrictions, please call 131 872 to book an appointment with our Water team at one of the ...
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Our region is in the grips of drought and we need to all work together to conserve water. We are aiming to continue reducing our consumption. As you can see in the table below, some areas are already reaching and ...
On 19 November 2019, we approved a plan to implement two new water security initiatives for our Region. The two initiatives below will: assist residents to capture and use rainwater for domestic purposes including gardening and relieve pressure on potable water supplies ...
Rainwater tank rebate Subject to budget, we have approved a plan to implement a rainwater tank rebate scheme. To find out about this scheme, read our Water security initiatives article. Installing a rainwater tank saves both water and money.  A rainwater tank ...
Domestic greywater is wastewater from the bath, shower, basin, laundry tub and washing machine that can be used for lawn and garden irrigation, toilet flushing, cold water in the laundry and washing machine and the washing of paths, external walls ...
When using alternate sources such as rainwater, bores and greywater, you are not required to follow the guideline. If possible, please use alternative water sources before using town water. A summary of the information included in the Water Efficiency Guideline has been ...
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