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Water restrictions

Learn about water restrictions and how you can save water.

Check if your area has enforced water restrictions

For rural and regional customers

Your local council can advise about water restrictions in your area and what you can and cannot do under those restrictions.

For Sydney, Blue Mountains and the Illawarra customers

Level 1 restrictions apply

The restrictions apply to everyone in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra. This includes all residents and businesses.

If we all do our bit and save a little, together we'll make a big difference.

For Lower Hunter customers

Level 1 restrictions apply

The restrictions apply to all properties connected to Hunter Water's water supply network in the areas of Cessnock, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Dungog and small parts of Singleton.

Tips to reduce water use

Saving water is something you, your school, business or community can do to help support drought relief in NSW.

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