Tooloom Creek is now approaching 60% capacity. Council has now enacted the Drought Management plan and issued the town of Urbenville with Level 2 water restrictions. This has been based on current capacity trends and short to mid-term rainfall forecasts.
Level 2 water restrictions is a high water restriction level and are designed to reduce normal daily household consumption by 10-20%, with a target of 250 – 280 litres per person per day. During this stage, policing of the restrictions is implemented and fines able to be issued.
These restrictions are implemented from Friday, 27th November 2020.
The Level 2 restrictions for domestic or residential properties include:
Commercial / industrial properties are now subject to more restrictions, including:
Rural properties are now subject to restrictions:
Full information on water restrictions can be found on below, which includes public and commercial restrictions.