St George Water Restrictions

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Level 5 Water Restrictions for the St George River Water Supply commence Monday 20 January 2020.

St George Water Restriction Policy 

Level 5 Water Restrictions

The following restrictions apply to the use of water supplied through the water reticulation system in the town of St George for outside use.  The St George Water Restriction Policy is also applicable to the outdoor use of the St George bore water.

LEVEL 5 RESTRICTIONS - Watering of pets by bucket only outside of water
Residences

No watering except with hand-held hose on the following days & hours:

Odd Street Numbers – 6pm – 8pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Even Street Numbers - 6pm – 8pm on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
All Schools and Caravan Parks

No watering except with hand-held hose on the following days & hours:

Odd Street Numbers – 6pm – 8pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Even Street Numbers - 6pm – 8pm on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
Other Businesses

No watering except with hand-held hose on the following days & hours:

Odd Street Numbers – 6pm – 8pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Even Street Numbers - 6pm – 8pm on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
Rowden Park, Showgrounds, Other Town Parks and Council Facilities Reduced Watering in accordance with parks and gardens programme
Other and variations to the above Subject to Individual Council Approval


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

Council staff monitor compliance with the water restrictions.  A first offence will incur a written warning on Level 2 and Level restrictions only.  Subsequent offences will result in an infringement notice to the individual in breach of the water restriction.  No written warning will be provided for breaches on Level 3 through to Level 6 restrictions and a first offence will result in an infringement notice.

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.

Bore Water supplied by Council is for internal use only.

This Notice of Water Restriction Level 5 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.