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 2

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.

Hand held watering on any day of the week between

4.00pm and 9.00am.

Irrigation systems and sprinklers can only be used as

follows:

zz Odd numbered properties

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday;

zz Even numbered properties

Wednesday, Friday & Sunday;

zz No watering permitted on Mondays.

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 Only with high pressure equipment

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

Exemption required otherwise

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

Exemption required otherwise

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

PUBLIC OUTDOOR SHOWERS Public outdoor showers remain connected