Water Restrictions

The Bureau of Meteorology’s Water Restrictions website provides access to current water restrictions information for the whole of Australia. Water restrictions information can be searched by State or Territory, water agency and restriction name. Water restriction names and rules vary throughout Australia due to local requirements.

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

This is the description for the Tamworth area (including Hills Plain) managed and maintained by the Tamworth Regional Council.

Current Restriction

Restriction name:
Level 3
Restriction type:
Start date:
End date:
Restriction web address:
Description summary:

All outdoor hoses and sprinklers banned, buckets only to water gardens or wash vehicles, and not during the heat of the day. You should disconnect hoses from taps and store them away. You are not permitted to wash down hard surfaces or fill pools. You can only top up pools with a bucket or cans and not during the heat of the day. The elderly or infirm who have difficulty in using buckets can apply for a special exemption for limited use of a hand held hose for 15 minutes on Wednesdays and Sundays. There is no watering of commercial or other sporting facilities like golf courses, football fields, hockey fields, bowling greens, croquet lawns or tennis courts with town water