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Water restrictions

Level 1 water restrictions apply to residents and businesses in the Fraser Coast region using potable water supplied by Wide Bay Water.* 

These restrictions include:

Activity Description
Garden / lawn watering Watering cans or buckets allowed any time
Hand-held hoses allowed any time fitted with a working water efficient trigger nozzle (9L/min) and attended to at all times
Irrigation systems (sprinklers/drippers/soaker hoses) Irrigation systems allowed between 4pm and 9am 
Irrigation systems must be fitted with a manual or automatic timer
Washing windows / external house cleaning / cleaning external public facilities  Hand-held hoses allowed at any time but as a minimum must be fitted with working, water efficient trigger nozzle (9L/min) and attended at all times
Paved or concreted surfaces cleaning High pressure device (gerni) allowed any time
Motor vehicle / boat / trailer cleaning Hand-held hoses allowed at any time but as a minimum must be fitted with working, water efficient trigger nozzle (9L/min) and attended at all times
Motor boat flushing

Hoses with earmuffs allowed at any time for maximum 5 min at a low water flow 

Filling of swimming pools / spas (private and/or public) Hoses allowed at any time but must be monitored at all times
Filling of water features (private and/or public) Hoses allowed at any time but must be monitored at all times
Operation of water features (private and/or public) Allowed at any time
Mobile drinking water tankers supply and use * Water use is subject to above restrictions
Hydrant standpipes Water use is subject to above restrictions

 

* Includes: potable water supplied by Wide Bay Water rain water tanks connected to mains reticulated water supply, swimming pools, turf watering, dust suppression activities supplied with reticulated water.

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