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.

Water restrictions are in place around our 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 where possible as aquifer levels throughout the region are stressed. div.a { outline-style: solid; outline-color: Purple; padding: 5px; } Recent updates to water restrictions From Tuesday 18 ...
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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 reduce our water consumption to 200 litres/person/day. As you can see in the table below, some areas are already reaching and exceeding this target. To keep up to date with water information you can view the following pages: Rainfall and dam levels Water restrictions and what these mean for you Water restriction ...
Water Use Extreme level High level Medium level Permanent conservation measures Garden watering – bucket Between 4pm and 7pm,Tues-Thurs-Sat (Odd)Wed-Fri-Sun (Even) Tues to Sundaybefore 8am and after 4pm Tues to Sundaybefore 8am and after 4pm Tues to Sundaybefore 10am and after 4pm Garden watering – hose with trigger or twist nozzle Not Permitted 4pm to 4.30pm,Saturday (Odd)Sunday (Even) 4pm to 4.30pm,Tuesday &am ...
Installing a rainwater tank saves both water and money.  A rainwater tank provides: free water; saving money on water rates. soft water that lathers easily, saving on soap and detergent. extra water available for washing cars, watering gardens etc. additonal value to the home. extra water to top up swimming pools. a reduction in stormwater runoff from the roof. a contribution to a sustainable community. Currently, we don't offer a rainwater tank rebate. Residents who have an al ...
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 and vehicles. Grey water does NOT include toilet water or greywater generated from a kitchen in a sewered area due to the high levels of grease, fats, oils and food particles ...
The Water Efficiency Guideline provides a framework for water-wise gardening and lawn maintenance to allow residents to enjoy their gardens, lawns and outdoor lifestyle while ensuring water is used efficiently, wisely and responsibly. If planning to use town water in an efficient irrigation system, you must ensure that your system and/or sprinklers comply with the guideline. Alternate sources such as rainwater, bores and greywater are not restricted. There are additional requirements ...
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