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20March2017

Stage2waterrestrictionsforWhitemark

CustomersconnectedtothereticulatedwatersysteminWhitemarkwillbeonStage2water
restrictionsfromWednesday,22March2017untilFriday,30June2017.Theserestrictionswillapply
unlessanexemptionisprovided.Therestrictionsmaybeliftedearlierdependingoninflowsand
storagelevels.

Stage2restrictionsaredesignedtoreduceaveragewaterconsumptionbyapproximately50per
centthroughthereductionofnonessentialwateruse.Nonessentialresidentialandcommercial
useislimitedtoalternatedaysandwateringoflawnsisbanned.ThefollowingrulesapplytoStage2
restrictions:

Residential,publicandcommercialgardensandlawns
Wateringoflawnsisbannedatalltimes.

Gardenwateringisrestrictedtoallocateddays,whichwillbeadvisedbyTasWatervialetter,during
thefollowingtimes:
Manualwateringsystemscanonlybeusedongardensbetweenthehoursof6amand8am
andbetweenthehoursof8pmand10pmonalternatedays
Automaticwateringsystemscanonlybeusedongardensbetweenmidnightand4amon
alternatedays
Handheldhoseswithatriggernozzle,abucketorwateringcanmaybeusedatanytime

Sportinggrounds
Wateringofsportsgroundsisrestrictedtoallocateddaysduringthefollowingtimes:
Manualwateringsystemscanonlybeusedfron6amto8amand8pmto10pm
Automaticwateringsystemscanonlybeusedbetweenmidnightand4am
Handheldhoseswithatriggernozzle,bucketsorwateringcansmaybeusedatanytime.

Paving,concreteandotherhardsurfaces
Hosingisbannedexceptforconstruction,healthandsafetypurposesorinanemergency.

Vehicles
Vehiclescanbewashedathomeusingahighpressurecleaningdevice,abucketoratawater
efficientcommercialcarwashatanytimeorday.Ahandheldhosefittedwithatriggernozzlecannot
beusedforprerinsingandrinsingathome.

Residentialorcommercialpoolsorspas
Tofillortopupaneworexistingpoolorspawithacapacityof2,000litresorless,ahandheldhose
fittedwithatriggernozzle,awateringcanorabucketcanbeused.Thismustonlyoccuron
allocateddays.Poolsandspasofgreaterthan2,000litrescapacitymayonlybefilledwithapproval
fromTasWater.

Exemptions
Completeorpartexemptionsfromanylevelofwaterrestrictionmaybegivenbyapplyingto
TasWateratenquiries@taswater.com.auorcalling136992.

Requestsforexemptionsmustbeaccompaniedbyawaterconservationplan.Suchplansareto
include,asaminimum:
Theareatobeirrigated
Locationofwatermeter(s)
Detailsofexistingwateringarrangementsandvolumes
Proposedwateringarrangementsandvolumes
Detailsofproposedwateringmechanismsandappropriatewasteminimisationprocesses
Locationandwordingofsignagetoadvisethegeneralpublicofanexemptionfromwater
restrictions.