Current Water Restrictions

Bundarra

Due to continued dry conditions, the volume of Taylors Pond has dropped past the trigger level for Level 3 restrictions. 

Bundarra will commence Level 3 water restrictions on Monday, 23 September 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 5pm and 9am during Daylight Savings.
  • The use of sprinklers and fixed hoses, and watering new turf, is prohibited.
  • Vehicle washing is restricted to cleaning windows.
  • Cartage of town water for the purposes of watering stock is prohibited. 

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 5pm and 9am during Daylight Savings.
  • The use of sprinklers and fixed hoses, and watering new turf, is prohibited.
  • Vehicle washing is restricted to cleaning windows.
  • Cartage of town water for the purposes of watering 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 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, 95KB) 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.