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Water Restrictions Advisory - Level 1 Middlemount

Isaac Regional Council in conjunction with Anglo American advises Middlemount residents that Level 1 water restrictions will come into effect from March 16, 2019 following the Level 2 restrictions. Council is encouraging residents and businesses to practice Level 1 water restrictions as per below as these are currently not being complied with.

LEVEL 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS
For residential users

No watering on any day between 9am and 5pm
Watering is permitted between 5am to 9am and 5pm to 9pm on designated watering days with a:

  • Sprinkler
  • Hand held hose
  • Automated Irrigation System
  • Washing cars & boats with watering can or bucket
  • Top up of pools, ponds & spas only – No filling
  • No topping up of tanks/Dams unless for firefighting purposes
  • Outboard motors may be flushed after use
  • Water must not be used to clean driveways or concreted/bricked areas


Watering Days
Odd numbered houses water on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Even numbered houses water on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Properties without a street number on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Visit www.isaac.qld.gov.au/water-restrictions for more information.

Commercial users
No watering between 9am and 5pm when connected to the potable reticulation network and using potable water.

  • Top up of pools, ponds and spas only – no filling
  • No topping up of tanks/dams unless for firefighting purposes.

Water Tankers
Mobile water tankers, other than tankers directly used for firefighting purposes, must not be filled with water from the water supply system except by way of exemption from Isaac Regional Council. Filling must occur via a metered standpipe only used on designated watering days in the specific time period as per residential use. Applications for an exemption must describe use and volumes required. Exemption approval will be based on social, health, environmental or economic considerations. No water to be used for dust suppression. If you require further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 1300 ISAACS (1300 472 227).


Scott Greensill
Acting Chief Executive Officer

 

15 March 2019