St George Water Restrictions

Summer Water Restrictions for the St George River Water Supply commence on Monday, 2 October, 2017. 

The following restrictions apply to the use of water supplied through the water reticulation system in the town of St George for outside use.

You can water at any time using hand held hoses, watering cans, buckets or water from a rainwater tank. Here are your available watering days and times for sprinklers:

Residential Sprinkler and Watering System Times

EVEN HOUSE NUMBERS

ODD HOUSE NUMBERS

Monday

NO Watering

Monday

NO Watering

Tuesday

NO Watering

Tuesday

5am-9am and 5pm-9pm

 

Wednesday

5am-9am and 5pm-9pm

 

Wednesday

NO Watering

Thursday

NO Watering

Thursday

5am-9am and 5pm-9pm

 

Friday

5am-9am and 5pm-9pm

 

Friday

NO Watering

Saturday

NO Watering

Saturday

5am-9am and 5pm-9pm

 

Sunday

5am-9am and 5pm-9pm

 

Sunday

NO Watering

 

Open ended unattended hoses must NOT be used at any time.

If you need to change your watering days or times, you'll need to make a written application to Council. 

Please use our town’s water carefully, and employ water-saving techniques. Excessive consumption may lead to Level 2 restrictions. 

All other water users

Sprinkler and Watering Times

All Schools and Caravan Parks

9am-12 noon and 3pm-6pm  Monday to Thursday

Other Businesses

Odd Street Numbers – 7am-11am and 2pm-6pm on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Even Street Numbers - 7am-11am and 2pm-6pm on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Rowden Park, Showground, Other Town Parks and Council Facilities In accordance with parks and gardens program
Hand Held Hoses – All Consumers Any Time
Other and variations to the above Subject to Individual Council Approval

Council staff monitor compliance with the water restrictions.  A first offence will incur a written warning on Level 1 restrictions only.  Subsequent offences will result in an infringement notice and a fine to the individual in breach of the water restriction.  No written warning will be provided for breaches on Level 2, 3 and 4 restrictions and a first offence will result in an infringement notice and fine.

Use of water by fixed systems NOT drawing on the reticulated town water supply such as a property bore should be accompanied by appropriate signage clearly visible from the street adjoining the property being watered.

This Notice of Water Restriction Level 1 does not apply to reasonable actions taken to prevent material risks associated with an accident, fire or hazard to health, safety or the environment.

For further information please contact Balonne Shire Council on (07) 4620 8888.

St George Water Restriction Policy