Water saving tips

Water is a precious resource, so we shouldn’t waste it.
There are many simple things you can do around your home and garden every day to use water efficiently.
Which water saving tips do you practice at home? Search our indoor and outdoor categories.

People responsible for the maintenance of community gardens, bowling greens, cricket wickets, golf tees and greens, croquet, hockey, tennis and racing surfaces can use a sprinkler, irrigation system or hose fitted with a trigger nozzle at any time.

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Use sprinklers or watering systems to establish new lawn and gardens at any time for the first 14 days.

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Hose paths, driveways and other hard surfaces for safety, health, emergency, construction or surface discoloration reasons only.

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Water lawns and gardens with a sprinkler, irrigation system or hose fitted with a trigger nozzle any day before 10 am and after 4 pm.

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Use bore water, recycled water or rainwater (as long as the tank isn't topped up from the drinking water supply).

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Use water for fire fighting or to test fire systems.

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Commercial nurseries, market gardeners, commercial growers, landscapers and mobile garden contractors can use a sprinkler, irrigation system or hose fitted with a trigger nozzle at any time.

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