Current Water Restrictions

Bundarra

Due to dry conditions, Bundarra will commence Level 1 water restrictions on Sunday, 26 May 2019.  The implications of Level 1 water restrictions for residents are that:

  • Hand held hoses with trigger nozzles and sprinklers can be used for general watering of lawns and gardens between 3 pm and 10 am.
  • Cleaning hard surfaces with a high pressure cleaner is permitted.
  • Vehicle washing with buckets or a hand held hose with a trigger nozzle is permitted at any time.

Council staff will continue to monitor the situation and will update the community should conditions change.  Please contact Council on 6778 6300 should you have any questions or concerns.

Uralla

Due to continued dry conditions,  Uralla will commence Level 3 water restrictions on Sunday 12 May 2019.  The implications of Level 3 water restrictions for residents are that:

  • General watering of lawns and gardens using a hand held hose with a trigger nozzle is permitted for a maximum of one (1) hour between the hours of 3 pm and 10 am.

  • The use of sprinklers and fixed hoses, and watering new turf, is prohibited.

  • Vehicle washing is restricted to cleaning windows.

  • The use of treated town water for stock is prohibited.

Please contact Council on (02) 6778 6300 should you have any questions or concerns.

 

Water Restriction Levels

 The following levels apply to Taylors Pond, Bundarra, and Kentucky Creek Dam, Uralla:

Level 1, Low, Dam capacity falls to 74%

Level 2, Moderate, Dam capacity falls to 62%

Level 3, High, Dam capacity falls to 54%

Level 4, Very High, Dam capacity falls to 42%

Level 5, Emergency, Dam capacity falls to 35%

 

Readers can open the Table of Water Restrictions for Bundarra and Uralla drinking water supply customers(PDF, 120KB) to find full details of all water level restrictions.

Read more about Council's Drought Management Action Plan on the Drought and Demand Management Plans page.