Water Restrictions

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Bridport

Agency name:
TasWater
Area web address:
Area description:

Stage 1 Water Restriction is in force for Bridport from Tuesday 20 December 2016 until Sunday 30 April 2017. Restrictions are intended to encourage sensible water use and prevent inefficient water practices by reducing non-essential use of water by approximately 20%, with a focus on minimising unnecessary outdoor water consumption. Further details can be found on our water conservation website.


Current Restriction

Restriction name:
Stage 1
Restriction type:
Temporary
Start date:
20/12/2019
End date:
Restriction web address:
Description summary:

- Residential, public and commercial gardens and lawns

Garden and lawn watering is allowed on any day during the following times:

Manual watering systems can only be used between the hours of 6am and 8am and between the hours of 8pm and 10pm

Automatic watering systems can only be used between the hours of midnight and 4am

Handheld hoses with a trigger nozzle, buckets or watering cans may be used at any time.

- Sporting grounds

Watering of sports grounds is allowed on any day during the following times:

Manual watering systems can only be used between the hours of 6am and 8am and between the hours of 8pm and 10pm

Automatic watering systems can only be used between the hours of midnight and 4am

Handheld hoses with a trigger nozzle, buckets or watering cans may be used at any time.

- Paving, concrete and other hard surfaces

Hosing is banned except for construction purposes, in an emergency or for health or safety hazard.

- Washing vehicles

A bucket, high pressure cleaning device or commercial car wash can be used at any time for vehicle washing

A handheld hose fitted with a trigger nozzle can only be used for pre-rinsing and rinsing at home.

- Residential or commercial pools and spas

Topping up of pools and spas only using a hand-held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle, a bucket, watering can or auto-device.

Emptying and refilling existing pools and spas, and filling new pools and spas: -

Up to 2,000 litres: may only be refilled, or filled for the first time, using a hand-held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle, a bucket or automatic water top-up device

More than 2,000 litres: may only be refilled, or filled for the first time when the property owner has an approved Exemption – swimming pool or spa filling from TasWater