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Coonabarabran Water Update - 5 February 2019

On Friday, 1 February 2019, the water level at Timor Dam was 19.3% of dam capacity.

Average daily water consumption for the period to Friday, 1 February 2019, was 1.05Ml per day.
 
Water for the township of Coonabarabran continues to be sourced from nine (9) bores. The Castlereagh River is still not being used to provide water for the town supply.

The average daily consumption (Ml per day), by week, over the last seven (7) weeks is:

21/12/2018

4/1/2019

11/1/2019

18/1/2019

25/1/2019

1/2/2019

0.91

1.1

1.04

1.17

0.98

1.05


Residents are reminded that modified Level 5 water restrictions are in place. Current Level 5 restrictions allow the watering of gardens with buckets and watering cans for two (2) hours a day between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.
 
Council urges residents to continue to be mindful of the amount of water they are using and to minimise water usage wherever possible.
 
Water patrols are being undertaken to ensure that residents are complying with the restrictions. Fines of  up to $220 for individuals may be applied and water restriction devices installed should members of the public be found to be breaching the water restrictions.

Last Updated: 07 Feb 2019

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