Hunter Water – Preparing for Level 2 Water Restrictions
9th January 2020
by Hunter Water NSW
With the very hot and dry conditions forecast to continue, water restrictions in the Lower Hunter will be tightened to Level 2 from 20 January 2020.
Hunter Water is encouraged by the water saving efforts of its customers and community. The latest results show that the Lower Hunter community is using 18% less water than expected. This saving amounts to the average water use of 66,000 households in the same period.
Level 2 restrictions will see:
Recognising that water is critical to business, Hunter Water is working with its customers to ensure business contiunity and assist them to identify water savings.
For further information visit www.hunterwater.com.au/restrictions
Water saving tips are available at https://www.hunterwater.com.au/Save-Water/
Business customers who are unable to comply with the restrictions are required to apply for an exemption using the following form. https://hunterwater.com.au/Save-Water/Water-Restrictions/Exemption-Request-for-Businesses.aspx
Exemption requests are assessed on an individual basis. Customers who hold an exemption for Level 1 restrictions do not need to reapply – Hunter Water will be in contact to let them know what is required for Level 2.