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:
Toowoomba Regional Council
Area web address:
Area description:

This includes the weir supply at Yarraman.

Current Restriction

Restriction name:
Level 1
Restriction type:
Start date:
End date:
Restriction web address:
Description summary:

Level 1: Watering of gardens and lawns - with handheld hoses or buckets/watering cans: Permitted at any time. Watering of gardens and lawns - Using irrigation devices and installed systems: NOTE: Requirements for any new irrigation system installations must follow the QWC waterEfficiency Guideline: Efficient Irrigation forWater Conservation Guidelines (March 1, 2009): ONLY on the following times and days: 7am - 9 am and 5pm - 7 pm ODD or unnumbered properties: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday EVEN numbered properties: Wednesday, Friday & Sunday. Watering of new turf only until established Two hours per day on days not otherwise permitted above. Washing of motor vehicles, boats, caravans,trucks/trailers: Permitted. Washing of buildings: Permitted. Filling of swimming pools & external spas: Note: Pool owners are encouraged to keep

their pool covered when not in use: Permitted. Operation of water toys: Permitted.Filling ponds and fountains: Permitted. Water use in construction: Permitted. Irrigation of sporting fields, bowling greens, etc: Maximum of 12 hours per week with sprinklersor watered in accordance with a Water Conservation Plan approved by Council.