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Water restrictions

Water restrictions apply in some council areas. Check with your water service provider (generally your local council) for current details.

South East Queensland

In South East Queensland (SEQ) there are currently no residential or business water restrictions.

This includes: Brisbane City Council, City of Gold Coast, Ipswich City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Logan City Council, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Noosa Council, Redland City Council, Scenic Rim Regional Council, Somerset Regional Council, Sunshine Coast Council.

The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January 2013.

You can water your garden on any day and at any time. However:

  • bear in mind you still have to pay for the water you use
  • please use water efficiently: it's our most precious resource.

Outside South East Queensland

Contact your local council to check current water restrictions.

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14 February 2018
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