Water Restrictions

Wakool Shire Council is currently operating under permanent water saving rules.

Some handy tips to follow these rules are below or download our waterwise brochure for tips on how to be a waterwise gardener.

When watering gardens and lawns:
Automatic Watering System - Must not be used, except between 7:00 pm and 7:00 am on any day of the week.
Manual Watering System - Must not be used, except between 5:00 pm and 10:00 am on any day of the week.

When using Hand Held Hoses:
Hand held hoses with a trigger device can be used at any time.

When watering paved areas:
Impervious areas & vehicles must not be washed with a hose unless it is fitted with a trigger device.

Public Spaces:
Public gardens and sports grounds may use existing water savings plans.

Contact Details

  • Wakool Shire Council - Engineering Services
  • Phone: 03 58875007
  • Fax: 03 58875103
  • mail@wakool.nsw.gov.au

Downloads

Water Saving Rules (PDF 239KB)

Waterwise Brochure 2011 (PDF 2.40MB)

Water Restriction Guidelines (PDF 149KB)