Water Management

Water usage 

Residents across the Hilltops Region are asked to be mindful of their water usage regardless of  water restrictions are encouraged to do all they can to be water wise. Hilltops Council is a member Smart Water Advice, a range of tips and resources to help you save water in your home, garden and at work are available below

Saving water in your home, garden and at work 

Smart Water Advice

Water restrictions in Hilltops 

 Level four restriction
 Level one restriction
 Level one restriction

Young and Harden Water Restriction Summary:

Boorowa Water Restriction Summary:
Activity Level 4
Watering of Lawns Not permitted
Watering of residential gardens Permitted between 6pm and 8pm on Wednesday and Sunday only using bucket or watering can. No watering systems, non-fixed sprinklers, hoses, micro sprays, drip systems, soaker hoses
Topping up, filling garden water features Permitted
Irrigation of new turf Permitted with bucket only on lawn between 9am and 12pm (midday) each day
Washing down walls or paved surfaces Not permitted
Topping up private swimming pools/spas Only between 7am and 9am and 6pm and 8pm each day. Pool covers must be used
First fill of private swimming pool Only with Council permission and after water savings elsewhere within the property. Covers must be used
Washing cars at home Permitted with bucket only on lawn between 9am and 12pm (midday) each day
Showers/baths Five (5) minute shower or one bath per person per day
Washing of clothes Full loads only permitted
Use of evaporative air conditioners Permitted only 7am-12am (midnight) daily
Inflatable/temporary children’s pools Permitted