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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