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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Level 5

Agency name:
Orange City Council
Web address:
Description summary:

Trigger point

30% of total storage capacity

LAWNS

No watering.

RESIDENTIAL GARDENS

No sprinklers, micro-sprays or soaker hoses.

Buckets, watering cans and drip systems permitted during limited hours. One day a week only : Sundays. (Daylight saving time : 6pm-7pm. Winter and non-daylight-saving time : 3pm-4pm).

One hand-held hose with a trigger-nozzle for up to half an hour during that period.

WATER FEATURES

No.

NEW TURF

No.

SWIMMING POOLS

No topping up.

POP-UP CHILDREN’S POOLS

No.

WASHING CARS AT HOME

No.

BATHS AND SHOWERS

Suggested limit of 3 minute shower. One shallow bath per day.

WASHING MACHINES

Full loads only.

EVAPORATIVE COOLERS

Only to be used 7am to midnight daily.