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Australia NSW water restrictions to be scrapped from midnight

12:50  30 november  2020
12:50  30 november  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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Water restrictions come into force during drought periods when water supplies are falling. WaterNSW assists water authorities across New South Wales Sydney Water sets water restriction levels for all residents, businesses, local councils and government agencies in the Greater Sydney Basin, Blue

As Sydney’s dam levels fall to 40 per cent, the government is taking early action to implement level 2 water restrictions across Sydney, the Blue Mountains

New South Wales water restrictions are expected to be scrapped from midnight, with state cabinet looking at a complete overhaul of how the state saves water.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian met with Cabinet this evening to discuss the issue, with Warragamba Dam above 95 per cent capacity, current water restrictions will be changed to "Water Wise Guidelines" instead.

Under the new approach, rather than households and businesses being fined for wasting water, new suggestions will be made on how to better preserve the vital commodity.

New South Wales water restrictions are expected to be scrapped from midnight. © Getty New South Wales water restrictions are expected to be scrapped from midnight.

Things like hosing down hard surfaces, using a hose without a trigger nozzle, watering the garden in the middle of a hot day and untimed garden sprinklers are all water wasting activities that will be looked at.

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The restrictions were scrapped four years later in 2009. Warragamba Dam supplies water to more than 3.7million people living in Sydney and the lower As NSW and other parts of the country continue to head deeper into drought, water restrictions are ready to be put in place to help homeowners and

Ben Campbell reveals the devastation the drought has taken on his farmland in Gulgong in the New South Wales central west.

Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains and Illawarra are currently on Level One restrictions and have been so since May last year.


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