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:
Cairns Regional Council
Area web address:
Area description:

The Cairns greater area between Palm Cove in the North and Bramston Beach on the Southern boundary of the Council.

Current Restriction

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

No manual or automated aprinklers, microspray or drip watering systems to be used on Mondays. Odd numbered houses, sprinklers allowed on Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays, between the hours of 6am and 8am and 6pm and 8pm only. Even numbered houses, sprinklers allowed Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, between the hours of 6am and 8am and 6pm and 8pm only. Hand held hoses, fitted with trigger nozzle, watering cans or buckets can be used at any time.