St George Water Restrictions

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Level 1 (Summer) Water Restrictions for the St George River Water Supply will commence Monday 5th October 2020.

St George Water Restriction Policy 

Level 1(Summer) 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.

Sprinkler and Watering System Times

EVEN HOUSE NUMBERS

ODD HOUSE NUMBERS

Monday

NO     Watering

Monday

NO Watering

Tuesday

NO Watering

Tuesday

5am to 9am | 5pm to 9pm

Wednesday

5am-9am | 5pm-9pm

Wednesday

NO Watering

Thursday

NO Watering

Thursday

5am-9am | 5pm-9pm

Friday

5am-9am | 5pm-9pm

Friday

NO Watering

Saturday

NO Watering

Saturday

5am-9am | 5pm-9pm

Sunday

5am-9am | 5pm-9pm

Sunday

NO Watering

 

Open ended, unattended hoses must not be used.

Householders can water using hand held hoses, watering cans, buckets or water from a rainwater tank at any time.

Council staff will be monitoring compliance with the water restrictions.  A first offence will incur a written warning on level 1 and 2 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 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 (Summer) 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.

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