Water Restrictions

Council’s new Water Restriction classification system involves three levels: Normal, Conservation and Emergency. To find out more about water restrictions, read the public notice.

As of midnight Sunday 22 September, Council’s Water Restrictions will apply as follows:


  • Brigalow, Dalby, Dulacca, Jimbour, Kogan, Meandarra, Miles, Moonie, The Gums, Wandoan, Warra, Westmar


  • Bell, Condamine, Chinchilla, Flinton, Glenmorgan, Jandowae, Tara


  •  Kaimkillenbun

Download the Restrictions List here.

All consumers connected to a Council Supply are advised that authorised Council officers will be monitoring adherence to the restriction program and all consumers are requested to abide by the restrictions, as failure to do so will incur a fine. The restriction levels adhere to the Water Restriction – Council Policy as adopted by Western Downs Regional Council.

Report Water Restriction Breach

To report a water restriction breach please contact Council on 1300 268 624.

Where Water Restrictions are Applicable

Water restrictions are applicable to all properties connected to a Council water supply, including potable (drinking quality) and non-potable (not for drinking) supplies. Council will be enforcing restrictions and non-compliance may result in a fine. Individuals contracted to Council and Council employees have the appropriate authorisation to monitor compliance with water restrictions under the provisions of the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008.

Approved Inspection Program – Water Restrictions

Council is conducting a systematic approved inspection program to monitor the compliance of the Water Restrictions – Council Policy and the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008. Property inspections will be carried out by Council’s Authorised Persons.