Water Restrictions

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South Burnett Regional Council

Agency name:
South Burnett Regional Council
Area web address:
Area description:

South Burnett Regional Council

Current Restriction

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

Consumption (L/person/day): 160

Watering Days (excl Government):

- No Watering on Mondays unless specifically stated below,

- Odd Numbers – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

- Even Numbers – Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

Residential Watering Hours

- 7:00-8:00am

- 5:00-6:00pm

Gardens & Lawns

- Hand-held hosing at specified times

- Sprinklers and Soaker Hoses are banned

- Buckets / Watering Cans at specified times

- New Turf must seek approval to water

- Council Approved drip and micro sprinkler irrigation systems at specified times

Hosing or Washing Paved or Concreted Areas

- Banned

Swimming Pools and Spas

- No Filling but topping up allowed

Motor Vehicle Washing

- Bucket for washing

- Trigger hose or high pressure cleaners for rinsing

Domestic Pets

- Drinking water ok

- Washing Bucket with a bucket

External Building cleaning

- Buckets for windows only