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 4

Agency name:
AQWEST (Bunbury Water Board)
Web address:
Description summary:

(1) A person must not water a lawn or garden except by —

a) reticulation during either, but not both, the morning period or the evening period on one or both of 2 days of the week specified in relation to the relevant property; or

b) a handheld hose with one outlet; or

c) a handheld watering can.

(2) A person must not water a grass-covered sporting ground except by —

a) reticulation during either, but not both, the morning period or the evening period on one or more of 3 days of the week specified in relation to the relevant property; or

b) a handheld hose with one outlet; or

c) a handheld watering can.

(3) A person must not spray a building, building site, demolition site (including vacant land resulting from a demolition), path, paved area or road except —

a) with —

i) a high pressure water cleaner; or

ii) a handheld hose with one outlet, to the minimum extent necessary for the cleaning of the building, building site, demolition site (including vacant land resulting from a demolition), path, paved area or road so as to avoid a threat to public health or safety; or

b) with a handheld hose with one outlet to the minimum extent necessary for purposes related to the construction, demolition or repair of the building, path, paved area or road.

(4) A person must not water a synthetic sporting ground except for 10 minutes or less before a sport is played or practised on the sporting ground.