St Lawrence Level 2 Water Restrictions Advisory, Effective 18 October 2021

St Lawrence Level 2 Water Restrictions Advisory,
Effective 18 October 2021

Isaac Regional Council advises St Lawrence residents that Level 2 water restrictions will come into effect from Monday, 18 October 2021.

Predictions indicate that the water level will be 1.0m below the spillway of the St Lawrence Creek Weir, which supplies the local water treatment plant, on this date. This is the trigger for Level 2 water restrictions.

LEVEL 2 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:

  • 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 https://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.

Standpipes will not be accessible without an exemption from 18 October 2021.

Download an Application for Exemption for Mobile Water Tankers in Water Restrictions at  https://www.isaac.qld.gov.au/water-restrictions

 

Jeff Stewart-Harris
Chief Executive Officer

Published: 18th October 2021