Water Restrictions

Council’s Water Restriction classification system involves three levels: Normal, Conservation and Emergency.

As of midnight Thursday, 25 March 2021, Council’s Water Restrictions will apply as follows:

NORMAL
  • Brigalow, Chinchilla, Condamine, Dalby, Dulacca, Flinton, Glenmorgan, Jandowae, Jimbour, Kogan, Meandarra, Miles, Moonie, Tara, The Gums, Wandoan, Warra, Westmar
CONSERVATION
  • Bell
EMERGENCY
  • Kaimkillenbun

Read more in the Public Notice here and read more information about water restriction levels here – Normal Level Restriction Fact Sheet, Conservation Level Restriction Fact Sheet or Emergency Level Restriction Fact Sheet

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.

Water Supply Levels

WATER SUPPLY TARGET (Litres per person per day) ACTUAL USAGE
(Litres per person per day)
AVAILABLE CAPACITY
Bell 300 237 Koondaii  0%

(Bores now in use)

Brigalow 480 276 Weir 97%
Chinchilla 300 478 Weir 97%
Condamine 480 322 91%
Dalby 300 383 Weir 91%
Jandowae 300 239 Dam 89%
Jimbour 480 157 Bores
Kaimkillenbun 180 51 Bores
Miles 480 584 96%
Tara 480 292 Lagoon 100%
Wandoan 480 1017 Bores
Warra 480 165 Dam 68%
Information updated:  7 May 2021

Water Standpipe Rebate

 Council’s standpipe rebate offers half-priced water for those drought declared. Read more about Water Standpipe Rebates.

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.