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The Breakdown of Level 3 Water Restrictions

The Tamworth Region Council has implemented level 3 water restrictions today. The restrictions include:

  • All use of sprinklers is banned – including sprinklers, sprays, microjet sprays, fixed hoses and subsurface dripper systems.

  • Handheld hoses for 15 minutes only per property within the two hour window of 5pm to 7pm Eastern Standard Time or 6pm to 8pm Daylight Saving Time.

  • No washdown of hard surfaces outdoors, including pressure cleaners.

  • Pools can be filled during 15 minutes of allowed hose time.

  • All previously issued Water Management Plans are now inactive.

  • Recycled, greywater and rainwater can be used. Rainwater tanks can only be approved by Council and a sign issued if they are stand-alone and not able to be switched to the treated supply.

  • Buckets and watering cans can be used within the two hour window without limitation.

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