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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Sydney

Agency name:
Sydney Water Corporation
Area web address:
Area description:

The Sydney Water management area, covering greater Sydney, Illawarra and the Blue Mountains. This includes residents, businesses, local councils and goverment agencies.


Current Restriction

Restriction name:
Level 1
Restriction type:
Temporary
Start date:
01/06/2019
End date:
Restriction web address:
Description summary:

Level 1 water restrictions are now in place.

More than 85% of Greater Sydney’s water supply relies on rain. This means that our water is in short supply during prolonged droughts. Water restrictions limit how and when we use drinking water outdoors and help reduce demand when we’re not getting enough rain. Water restrictions apply to everyone in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra. This includes both residents and businesses. If we all do our bit and save a little, it will make a big difference across Greater Sydney.

For full details about the restrictions, please visit: http://www.sydneywater.com.au/SW/water-the-environment/what-we-re-doing/water-restrictions/index.htm