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Cambooya

Agency name:
Toowoomba Regional Council
Area web address:
Area description:

The former Greenmount service area includes bore water supplies at Greenmount, Cambooya, Hodgson Vale, Wyreema and Vale View. But have been separated into areas as they all have different Water sources and requirements


Current Restriction

Restriction name:
High Level
Restriction type:
Permanent
Start date:
05/12/2019
End date:
Restriction web address:
Description summary:

Water use Extreme level

Target 140 litres/person/day

Garden watering – bucket Between 4pm and 7pm

Odd numbered properties on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Even numbered properties on Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

Garden watering – hose with trigger or twist nozzle Not permitted

Garden watering – efficient sprinkler or irrigation system Not permitted

Lawn watering – hose, efficient sprinkler or irrigation system

Not permitted

Newly established gardens and lawns 1 hour (anytime) on day of establishment and 1 hour daily (4-7am or pm) for 14 days after the date of establishment

Swimming pools – filling Not permitted except where water has been sourced from an alternate location with written receipts

Swimming pools – topping up Between 4pm and 7pm

Odd numbered properties on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Even numbered properties on Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

Vehicle washing – bucket Permitted anytime for windows, mirrors, lights & number plates only

Vehicle washing – hose or high pressure spray Not permitted

Washing of buildings and outdoor entertainment areas - bucket, hand held hose or high pressure water cleaning unit For the following activities:

- Pre-painting preparation

- Pre-sale preparation (once every 12 months)

- Complying with the provisions of a tenancy agreement or lease which require the external surface of a building to be cleaned at the expiry or termination of the tenancy or lease

- Cleaning external windows and glass areas

- Maintaining external surfaces of a building (not including roofs) once every 12 months

- Maintaining the external roof area of a building once every 36 months

Washing of buildings and outdoor entertainment areas - bucket only

Not permitted