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.

Help Help
Map of Australia and Capital Cities
Sydney Melbourne Brisbane Perth Adelaide Hobart Canberra Darwin Tasmania Victoria Australian Capital Territory New South Wales South Australia Queensland Northern Territory Western Australia

Level 1

Agency name:
Rockhampton Regional Council
Web address:
Description summary:

PRIVATE GARDENS (Single Dwellings, Duplexes and Multi-Unit Developments)

- No watering permitted during the hours of 9.00am to 4.00pm.

- No restrictions for recycled water or bores.

CAR & BOAT WASHING

-Hose fitted with a trigger or twist nozzle or bucket anytime.

SWIMMING POOLS – EXISTING

-No restrictions apply.

SWIMMING POOLS – NEW

-No restrictions apply.

DRIVEWAYS/FOOTPATHS/HOUSES

-Allowable

COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES

-No restrictions apply for businesses that use potable water outside as part of their core business (eg builders, dog washers, bricklayers, concrete cutters, pressure cleaners, landscapers, car and boat detailers).

BOWLING GREENS, GOLF GREENS ONLY, TURF CRICKET PITCHES

-Restrictions as for private gardens.

-No restrictions for recycled water or bores.

COMMERCIAL NURSERIES

-No restrictions apply.

-No restrictions for recycled water or bores.

COUNCIL PARKS & GARDENS & SPORTS GROUNDS

-Restrictions as for private gardens for potable water.

-No restrictions for recycled water or bores.

SCHOOLS

-Restrictions as for private gardens for potable water.

-No restrictions for recycled water or bores.

PUBLIC HEALTH PURPOSES

-No restrictions apply.

DEVELOPMENT SITES

-No restrictions apply, however, use of non-potable water is preferred.

STOCK WATERING

-No restrictions apply.

BEACH SHOWERS

-Beach showers connected