Water restrictions

Use the interactive map to see if there are any restrictions in place in your area and see what practises are in place for those restrictions below. 

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Water restrictions

Current restrictions

Whitemark - Stage 1 from April 30, 2021 through until 31 October, 2021.
Stage 1 water restrictions apply to Whitemark to ensure the community has a continuous water supply during the Henderson Dam Upgrade.

To apply for an exemption please click here.

 

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Watering your garden

You can water garden on
any day of the week.

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Manual watering systems 

You can use manual watering systems
between 6am - 8am and 8pm - 10pm.

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Automatic watering systems

You can activate automatic watering
systems between midnight - 4am.

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Handheld watering

Handheld hoses fitted with a trigger 
nozzle, buckets or watering cans be 
used at any time.

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Lawns

You can water your lawns using any
of the previous methods listed here.

Sporting grounds

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Watering sporting grounds

You can water sports grounds on
any day of the week.

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Manual watering systems

You can use manual watering systems
between 6am - 8am and 8pm - 10pm.

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Automatic watering systems

You can activate automatic watering
systems between midnight - 4am.

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Handheld watering

Handheld hoses fitted with a trigger 
nozzle, buckets or watering cans be 
used at any time.

Paving, concrete and other hard surfaces

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Spot cleaning

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

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Construction

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

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General cleaning

Hosing for general cleaning of hard 
surfaces such as paths, driveways and 
paved areas is not permitted at any time

Washing vehicles

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Option 1

A bucket, high pressure cleaning
 device or commercial car wash can
 be used at any time;

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Option 2

A handheld hose fitted with a
 trigger nozzle may be used only for
 pre-rinsing and rinsing at home

Residential or commercial pools & spas

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Emptying and refilling pools

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.

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Topping up pools & spas

Only using a handheld hose fitted with a 
trigger nozzle, a bucket, watering can 
or automatic water top up device