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Find out ways you can save bucket loads of water

In the home

Water is precious, and with around 40 per cent of household water going to our bathrooms, it's important to be more mindful of how we're using it.

In the garden and outdoors

Our beautiful Hunter region also comes with very high temperatures over summer and dry periods throughout the year. But this doesn’t mean our gardens can’t be kept healthy and flourishing, without using excess water!

What level 1 water restrictions mean for you

Information for homes

Water restrictions apply both inside and outside the home. Find out what your responsibilities are, apply for an exemption, or read our frequently asked questions.

Information for businesses

Find out what level 1 water restrictions mean for businesses in the Lower Hunter, how to prepare your business' Water Efficiency Management Plans (WEMP), water-saving fact sheets for industries, and frequently asked questions.