As of 1 December 2010, water restrictions were lifted and replaced by Water Wise Measures, which apply to most of South Australia.
Domestic gardens and lawns
Watering is permitted at any time by hand through a hand held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle, from a watering can or through a drip feed irrigation system. Sprinklers can be used on any day after 5pm and before 10am.
Driveways, paths, verandahs and entertaining areas
The hosing down of external paved areas is permitted with a hose fitted with a trigger nozzle only to
New pools can be filled with a permit from SA Water. Before a permit is issued, we require purchase of an approved pool cover.
Washing Cars and Boats
Water can be used to wash motor vehicles or boats provided the water is
Building and construction activities
Water can be used for dust suppression and compaction when it is applied
Information about permanent water conservation measures and restrictions applicable to other areas is available on www.sawater.com.au or phone the water restrictions hotline on 1800 130 952.