Water restrictions are in place
Level 1 water restrictions are now in place.
Water restrictions limit how and when we use drinking water outdoors and help reduce demand when we’re not getting enough rain.
Water restrictions apply to everyone in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra. This includes both residents and businesses.
Total water storage across Greater Sydney on Friday 23 August is 49.7%
This figure is updated daily from unverified data from WaterNSW.
Weekly verified reports can be viewed at the WaterNSW website.
Being careful with how much water we use helps makes sure there's enough for everybody. There are things we can all do every day to be more water efficient.
What do water restrictions mean for you and your business?
We're empowering clean up groups across Sydney, Blue Mountains and the Illawarra to continue to run clean up events to help keep our beaches and waterways clean.
Did you know?
We all need to do our bit to save water. Water is a valuable resource and it shouldn’t be wasted.
On average, each Sydneysider uses around 200 litres of water every day.
We can all play a part in being water efficient. A small saving by everyone can create an ocean of water savings if everyone gets involved!
We all love our water and we all need to do our part to save it.