Kyogle council

Date listed: 22/1/2020

WATER RESTRICTIONS

Kyogle Council wishes to advise that due to the steady reduction of storage in Petrochilos Dam and the lack of flows in Peacock Creek, water restrictions in the village of Bonalbo will be increased to Level 4, commencing at midnight Sunday, 12 January 2020.

Level 2 water restrictions will continue in the villages of Kyogle and Level 3 water restrictions will continue in the village of Woodenbong until further notice.

 

LEVELS OF WATER RESTRICTIONS FOR KYOGLE, BONALBO, WOODENBONG AND MULI-MULI

 

Type of Consumer

 

 

 

Water Conservation Measures

 

 

 

Level 1 Restrictions

Moderate target reduction 10%

 

 

 

Level 2 Restrictions

High target reduction 10% - 20%

 

 

 

Level 3 Restrictions

Very high target reduction 20% - 30%

 

 

 

Level 4 Restrictions

Severe target reduction 30% - 40%

 

 

 

Emergency

Target reduction 40% - 50%

 

 

 

DOMESTIC

 

 

 

Outdoor usage

 

 

No unattended hoses between the hours of 9am and 4pm

 

 

Micro-sprays and drippers/sub-surface can be used for a maximum of 15 minutes and hand held hoses can be used for 1 hour every second day, between the hours of 4.00pm and 9.00am on odd or even days matching house numbering system. Other irrigation and unattended hoses banned.

 

 

Micro-sprays and drippers/sub-surface can be used for a maximum of 15 minutes and hand held hoses can be used for ½ hour every second day, between the hours of 4.00pm and 9.00am on odd or even days matching house numbering system. Other irrigation and unattended hoses banned.

 

 

No irrigation permitted. Use of buckets any time, or hand held hoses for a maximum of 10 minutes, every second day, between the hours of 4.00pm and 9.00am on odd or even days matching house numbering system.

 

 

All external use of potable water banned. Grey water use only.

 

 

 

As directed by Kyogle Council

 

 

Swimming pools – private

 

 

Filling of new pools is not allowed.

Topping up of pools allowed by hand held hose 1 hour/day outside the hours of 8am and 4pm on alternate days matching house numbering.

Emptying and filling of existing pools banned

 

 

Filling of new pools is not allowed.

Topping up of pools allowed by hand held hose 1 hour/day outside the hours of 8am and 4pm on alternate days matching house numbering.

Emptying and filling of existing pools banned

 

 

Topping up of existing pools to 300mm below skimmer box by hand held hose only, 1hr/week on Wednesdays.

Filling of new pools is not allowed.

Emptying and filling of existing pools banned

 

 

Emptying, filling and topping up of pools banned

 

 

BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL PREMISES ETC.

 

 

 

Public gardens, sports grounds & community facilities

 

 

No unattended hoses between the hours of 9am and 4pm

 

 

For level 1 restrictions (as above) :-

 

Exceptions for sprinkler use (up to 2hr/day) allowed for essential businesses e.g. nurseries, or where business hours dictate water use e.g. schools, public gardens, sportsgrounds.

 

 

For level 2 restrictions (as above) :-

 

Exceptions for sprinkler use and hand held hoses (up to 2hr/day) allowed for essential businesses e.g. nurseries, or where business hours dictate water use e.g. schools, public gardens, sports grounds.

 

 

Hand held hoses allowed for 1 hour every second day outside the hours of 8am and 4pm.

 

 

Buckets or watering cans only.

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

Public pools

 

 

Topping up allowed

 

 

Closed

 

 

Closed

 

 

Schools

 

 

Hand held hoses allowed for 1 hour every second day. Application for times

 

 

Buckets or watering cans – eating areas for health reasons only

 

 

Closed

 

 

Nurseries

 

 

Sprinklers and hand held hoses allowed for 2 hrs/day. Application for times.

 

 

Sprinklers/Hand held hoses 1hr/d – application for times

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

Washing motor vehicles – cars, taxis, food transport, commercial etc.

 

 

Buckets only – exemptions for essential purposes by application only

 

 

Buckets only – exemptions for essential purposes by application only

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

Bowling greens

 

 

Hand held hoses allowed for 1 hour every second day outside the hours of 8am and 4pm.

 

 

Buckets or watering cans only

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

Building construction

 

 

No Restriction on essential business use

 

 

Restricted to essential business use

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

New turf/landscaping

 

 

Water in – then hand held hoses 1 hour every second day outside the hours of 8am and 4pm, on alternate days matching house numbers.

 

 

Buckets and watering cans only

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

Paved public areas, where food is prepared or consumed, or for health reasons

 

 

Hand held hoses 1hr/d – eating areas for health reasons only.

 

 

Buckets and watering cans – eating areas for health reasons only.

 

 

Buckets and watering cans – eating areas for health reasons only.

 

 

Water cartage – potable Supply

 

 

Filling of domestic tanks only – private carriers must be registered. Approved filling locations only.

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

Auto flush urinals/public toilets

 

 

On timers – Banned

On Demand – OK

 

 

On Timers – Banned

On Demand – OK

 

 

On Timers – Banned

On Demand – OK

Public Toilets Closed

 

 

INDUSTRIAL

 

 

 

Manufacturing, food processing,

Ready Mix Concrete & Other industrial operations

 

 

No unattended hoses between the hours of 9am and 4pm

 

 

No restriction on water usage for essential business activities

 

 

No restriction on water usage for essential business activities

 

 

No restriction on water usage for essential business activities – close consultation with Council

 

 

No restriction on water usage for essential business activities – close consultation with Council

 

 

Business usage restricted – close consultation with Council. Application to be made for business operating hours

 

 

RURAL

 

 

 

Stock Watering

 

 

No restriction

 

 

No restriction

 

 

No restriction

 

 

No restriction

 

 

Restricted– approval from Council only

 

 

Use of town water is banned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graham Kennett Kyogle Council

GENERAL MANAGER KYOGLE NSW 2474

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kyogle 2474