Water restrictions - Stage 2

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

Great Hobart map

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.

To apply for an exemption please click here.

 

Stage 2 water restrictions will apply to Whitemark from Saturday 15 January 2022 until Saturday 30 April 2022.

Click stage 2 below to find out how it may affect you.

Read the media release here

To apply for an exemption please click here.

 

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Residential, public, and commercial gardens

Watering your garden

Allocated** days only

 

**Odd numbered properties may water on odd dates.
Even and no-numbered properties may water on even dates.
All properties may water on the 31st of any month or the 29th of February.

Manual watering systems 

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

Automatic watering systems

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

Handheld watering

Anytime on allocated day

Lawns

NOT PERMITTED

Sporting grounds

Watering sporting grounds

Allocated days only

Automatic watering systems

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

Handheld watering

Handheld hoses fitted with a trigger 
nozzle, buckets or watering cans be used anytime on allocated days

Paving, concrete and other hard surfaces

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

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

General cleaning

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

Washing vehicles

Stage 2

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

Use of handheld hose is not permitted

Residential or commercial pools & spas

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.

Topping up pools & spas

May only be topped up using methods described in Stage 1, for a maximum of 15 minutes per day only to replace water lost through evaporation, not removed for other purposes.