Water Restrictions

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Water Supply Level of Restriction - for detail see below
Beautiful Valley Level 0
Downlands Level 0
Geraldine Level 0
Orari Level 0
Peel Forest Level 0
Pleasant Point Level 0
Rangitata Huts Level 0
Rangitata Orari Level 0
Seadown Level 0
Te Moana Level 0
Temuka Level 0
Timaru Level 0
Winchester Level 0

Level 0

  • No restrictions. 
  • Demands are being regularly monitored. 
  • Use water wisely.

Level 1

  • Daily demands are being closely monitored. 
  • There is a requirement to minimise water usage.
  • No watering of lawns is permitted.

Level 2

  • A single hose, hand held, or with a sprinkler or micro jet system may be used for a maximum of two hours per day between the hours of 6pm and 8am. 
  • No watering of lawns is permitted. 
  • Commercial users are requested to monitor and reduce water usage.

Level 3

  • A single hose, hand held, or with a micro jet system may be used for a maximum of one hour per day between the hours of 6pm and 8am.
  • No watering of lawns is permitted. 
  • Commercial users are requested to minimise usage.

Level 4

  • A single hose, hand held, or with a micro jet system may be used for a maximum of 30 minutes per day between the hours of 6pm and 8am.
  • No watering of lawns is permitted. 
  • Commercial users are required to minimise usage.

Level 5

  • Total hosing ban - no hose or sprinkler system may be used.
  • Consumers may carry water using a bucket, watering can or similar.
  • Commercial users are required to achieve water savings.