Current Water Restrictions

KYOGLE – LEVEL ONE

Level 1 restrictions are as follows:

  • Residential properties and swimming pools; Micro-sprays and drippers/sub-surface can be used for a maximum of 15 minutes and hand held hoses can be used for 1 hour every second day, between the hours of 4.00pm and 9.00am on odd or even days matching house numbering system. Other irrigation and unattended hoses banned.
  • Commercial premises; as above with exceptions for sprinkler use (up to 2hr/day) allowed for essential businesses e.g. nurseries, or where business hours dictate water use e.g. schools, public gardens, sportsgrounds.
  • Industrial; no restriction for water usage for essential business activities.
  • Rural; no restriction for stock watering.

Water restrictions were reduced to level one in the village of Kyogle at midnight on Tuesday, 18 February 2020

BONALBO – LEVEL ONE

Level 1 restrictions are as follows:

  • Residential properties and swimming pools; Micro-sprays and drippers/sub-surface can be used for a maximum of 15 minutes and hand held hoses can be used for 1 hour every second day, between the hours of 4.00pm and 9.00am on odd or even days matching house numbering system. Other irrigation and unattended hoses banned.
  • Commercial premises; as above with exceptions for sprinkler use (up to 2hr/day) allowed for essential businesses e.g. nurseries, or where business hours dictate water use e.g. schools, public gardens, sportsgrounds.
  • Industrial; no restriction for water usage for essential business activities.
  • Rural; no restriction for stock watering.

Water restrictions were reduced to level one in the village of Bonalbo on Monday, 24 August 2020

WOODENBONG AND MULI MULI – LEVEL ONE

Level 1 restrictions are as follows:

  • Residential properties and swimming pools; Micro-sprays and drippers/sub-surface can be used for a maximum of 15 minutes and hand held hoses can be used for 1 hour every second day, between the hours of 4.00pm and 9.00am on odd or even days matching house numbering system. Other irrigation and unattended hoses banned.
  • Commercial premises; as above with exceptions for sprinkler use (up to 2hr/day) allowed for essential businesses e.g. nurseries, or where business hours dictate water use e.g. schools, public gardens, sportsgrounds.
  • Industrial; no restriction for water usage for essential business activities.
  • Rural; no restriction for stock watering.

Water restrictions were reduced to level one in the village of Woodenbong at midnight on Tuesday, 18 February 2020

***Water restrictions will rise to level two in the village of Woodenbong and Muli Muli community at midnight on Friday, 27 November 2020

DROUGHT MANAGEMENT PLAN

Council has provisions in place for the management and operation of its water supplies during periods of drought. These provisions include procedures for imposition of water restrictions, and emergency contingency plans. For more information, please follow the link below;

Kyogle Water Services – Drought Management Plan