What not to do during restrictions

Under level 2 water restrictions, residents will have to abide by a series of stringent regulations which include:Water Restrictions

  • No watering the garden or grassed areas between 09h00 and 16h00, people using boreholes are also not exempt
  • No watering within 24 hours of rainfall that provides adequate saturation
  • Hosepipes and sprinklers can only be used on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays during approved hours and for no longer than an hour in total
  • Where a hosepipe is used a controlling device must be attached to the end
  • No washing or hosing down hard-surfaces or paved areas
  • If alternative water sources are used, customers should ensure that they display signage to this effect clearly visible from a public thoroughfare
  • Toilet cisterns may not exceed 9.5 liters
  • Automatic top-up systems for swimming pools and garden ponds are not allowed
  • Portable water may not be used to dampen sand or building material to prevent these materials from being blown away

Taken from an extract of Tabletalk on December 9th