Guidelines

Water Wise Rules apply to all water users including domestic, commercial, industrial and government who use water sourced from the town water supply. These rules apply from 14 May 2012.

Lawns and gardens Watering including with sprinklers, irrigation systems and hand held hoses fitted with a trigger nozzle is permitted any day before 10am and after 4pm to avoid the heat of the day.
Vehicle and boat washing

All road vehicles (including cars, trucks, caravans and cars in car yards) may be washed with a bucket or a hose provided a trigger nozzle or pressure cleaner is used. All boats (including water craft and boat trailers) may be washed with a bucket or a hose provided a trigger nozzle or pressure cleaner is used. Flushing boat engines with a hose is permitted.

Hard surfaces No hosing of paths or driveways.
Private pools Topping up of existing pools using a hose from the town water supply is permitted.
Bowling greens, golf greens and cricket pitches  Watering including with sprinklers, irrigation systems and hand held hoses fitted with a trigger nozzle is permitted any day before 10am and after 4pm to avoid the heat of the day.
Nurseries & commercial gardens Watering including with sprinklers, irrigation systems and hand held hoses fitted with a trigger nozzle is permitted any day before 10am and after 4pm to avoid the heat of the day.
Sporting fields, school ovals & grassed areas Watering including with sprinklers, irrigation systems and hand held hoses fitted with a trigger nozzle is permitted any day before 10am and after 4pm to avoid the heat of the day.
Water cartage from the town water supply  Permitted.
Auto flush urinals  Timer controlled operation is not permitted.
Public beach showers, fish tables and boat ramp taps Permitted.
Customer with an annual demand greater than 3,500KL, and hotels, motels, resorts, caravan parks & public pools Preparation and implementation of a Water Management Plan.