Carmila - Level 1 Water Restriction Advisory

CARMILA – LEVEL 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS ADVISORY
EFFECTIVE 4 SEPTEMBER 2019

Isaac Regional Council advises Carmila residents that Level 1 water restrictions will come into effect on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

There is presently less than 100mm water passing over the weir 100 metres upstream of the Carmila Creek bore, which supplies the local water treatment plant. This is the trigger for Level 1 water restrictions.

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 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.

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).

Gary Stevenson PSM
Chief Executive Officer

Published: September 4th 2019