Water Restrictions

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Revised Level 1

Agency name:
Walgett Shire Council
Web address:
Description summary:

•Household Use-No Restrictions
•Evaporative Air conditioners-No Restrictions
•Garden Watering- Sprinkler taps per household 3 hrs daily, daily During 1.5 hr period/day 6:30 am to 8:0am or 7:30pm to 9pm
•Private Swimming Pools- Filling of new swimming pools prohibited
•Wash paved areas and roof- With pressure cleaner and/or buckets only
•Washing Motor Vehicles- With pressure cleaner/or buckets only

•Public Gardens- Appendix 1 (Refer to Website)
•Sports Grounds- Appendix 1 (Refer to Website)
•Showground/Racecourse- Appendix 1 (Refer to Website)
•Public Swimming Pool- Appendix 1(Refer to Website)

•Nurseries- Sprinklers 3hrs/d
•Washing Motor Vehicles Taxis and Police- With pressure cleaner and/or buckets only
•Bowling greens-Sprinklers 3hrs/d
•Fountains- No restrictions
•Water Cartage from Standpipes- With Council license only
•Automatic flush toilets & urinals- No restrictions
•Wash paved areas and roof- With pressure cleaner and/or buckets only
•Emergency uses in response to an accident, fire or health-No restrictions