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Stage 1 water restrictions will apply to the greater Hobart region from 14 December, 2021.
This includes: Greater Hobart, Glenorchy, Brighton, New Norfolk, Kingston, Sorell, Colebrook
For the full map of restrictions click here.
You can use manual watering systems
between 6am - 8am and 8pm - 10pm.
You can activate automatic watering
systems between midnight - 4am.
Handheld hoses fitted with a trigger
nozzle, buckets or watering cans be
used at any time.
You can water your lawns using any
of the previous methods listed here.
You can water sports grounds on
any day of the week.
Spot cleaning for safety, health,
animal welfare or emergency reasons
with a hose fitted with a trigger nozzle
or with high pressure cleaning
equipment is permitted
Using water for dust or pollutant
suppression, or earth compaction by means
of a hose fitted with a flow cut-off device or
a vehicle fitted with sprinklers is permitted
Hosing for general cleaning of hard
surfaces such as paths, driveways and
paved areas is not permitted at any time
A bucket, high pressure cleaning
device or commercial car wash can
be used at any time;
A handheld hose fitted with a
trigger nozzle may be used only for
pre-rinsing and rinsing at home
Up to 2,000 litres: may only be refilled, or
filled for the first time, using a handheld
hose with a trigger nozzle, a bucket or
automatic water top up device.
More than 2,000 litres: may only be
refilled, or filled for the first time when the
property owner has an approved
Exemption from TasWater.
Only using a handheld hose fitted with a
trigger nozzle, a bucket, watering can
or automatic water top up device
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