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Water Restrictions - Wilcannia

All Residents and Visitors are advised that the following water restrictions will apply in Wilcannia commencing Friday 25 January 2019.

Due to the Darling River Weir Pool level and no river flows expected, consumers are urged to minimise water usage.

Level 4 Restrictions are as follows:

  • Hand held hoses may be used for garden watering for 1hr/day from 6.00am to 9.00am, and from 7.00pm to 10.00pm only.

  • Drip irrigation systems to be limited to 4 hours per week.

  • Washing of cars with hoses is not permitted, buckets ok.

  • No sprinklers allowed.

These restrictions are enforceable and penalties, including possible disconnection, will be imposed upon those who do not comply.

Owners of commercial properties may negotiate with Council for special water usage. 

Water Restrictions - White Cliffs

All Residents and Visitors are advised that the following water restrictions will apply in White Cliffs commencing Friday 25 January 2019.

Due to the Darling River Weir Pool level and no river flows expected, consumers are urged to minimise water usage.

Level 3 Restrictions are as follows:

  • Hand held hoses may be used for garden watering for 1 hr/day from 6.00am to 9.00am, and from 7.00pm to 10.00pm only.

  • Drip irrigation systems to be limited to 4 hours per week.

  • Washing of cars with hoses is not permitted, buckets ok.

  • No sprinklers allowed.

These restrictions are enforceable and penalties, including possible disconnection, will be imposed upon those who do not comply.

Owners of commercial properties may negotiate with Council for special water usage. 

Water Restrictions - Sunset Strip and Menindee

Level 1 water restrictions commenced 1 December 2018 across Broken Hill, Menindee, Sunset Strip and Silverton.

Water restriction information and water saving tips are available on Essential Water's website www.essentialwater.com.au