Water Restrictions and Conservation

Current Water Restriction Level

Township Level
Charters Towers 0
Greenvale 0
Ravenswood 0
Pentland 0

Water Restrictions and Conservation

Residents are required to follow water restriction guidelines.

 The Charters Towers Region uses and odds and evens watering system.

Watering Days

  • No sprinklers or fixed irrigation systems can be used on Mondays.
  • Odd numbered residences/premises have been allocated Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday as watering days.
  • Even numbered residences/premises have been allocated Wednesday, Friday and Sunday as watering days.

Water Restrictions

Council may have to enforce water restrictions across the Region to limit the amount of water being consumed.  Click here for a full list of what the restrictions mean for residential, commercial and farming properties.

Water Conservation

The Queensland Government promote a number of ways to use water wisely at home - check them out here.

Their website also provides advice on Saving water at home, offering tips and guidance on how to select waterwise plants for your garden.

Residential Restriction Levels

LEVEL 0
(conservation)
  • No sprinklers or fixed irrigation systems can be used on Mondays.
  • No sprinklers can be used between 8am and 4pm on the odds and evens system.
  • Odd numbered residences/premises have been allocated Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday as watering days.
  • Even numbered residences/premises have been allocated Wednesday, Friday and Sunday as watering days.
  • Attended hand-held hoses can be used at any time.
  • Paved areas no restrictions.

LEVEL 1
(moderate)
  • Micro spray and drip systems fitted with timers can be used from 7pm to 8am on the odds and evens system.
  • Sprinklers can be used from 6am to 8am and 7pm to 9pm on the odds and evens system.
  • Hand-held hoses, watering cans, and buckets can be used at any time.
  • Paved areas can only be cleaned with high-pressure water cleaners.
LEVEL 2
(high)
  • Micro spray and drip systems fitted with timers can be used from 7pm to 8am on the odds and evens system.
  • Sprinklers must not be used at any time.
  • Hand-held hoses, watering cans, and buckets can be used from 3pm to 4.30pm and 9pm to 6am.
LEVEL 3
(very high)
  • Micro spray and drip systems must not be used at any time.
  • Sprinklers must not be used at any time.
  • Hand-held hoses, watering cans, and buckets can be used from 5am to 7am and 7pm to 9pm.
  • Watering lawn areas it not permitted.
LEVEL 4
(severe)
  • No watering is permitted.