Water Restrictions

Level 2 Water Restrictions have been implemented in the Narromine Shire including Narromine, Trangie and Tomingley until further notice. Clause 137 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 allows for restrictions to be imposed if Council deems it necessary. Water restrictions apply to all water users in Narromine, Trangie and Tomingley, including residents, visitors and businesses who receive water from Council’s pressurised reticulation network.

Level 2 Water Restrictions are as follows:

Watering of lawns and gardens Use of watering systems, non-fixed sprinklers, micro sprays, drip systems, and hand held hoses with trigger nozzle, soaker hoses limited to: 6am - 9am and 6pm - 9pm. Every second day in accordance with the odds and evens scheme.
Washing down of paved/concrete surfaces These surfaces are not to be washed down during water restrictions, except if a spill poses a health or safety hazard.
Irrigation of New Turf Permitted for one week after laying, after which Level 2 water restrictions on watering lawns apply.
Private Swimming Pools and Spas Pools may be topped up with a hand held hose but only between 7am-9am and 6pm-8pm any day.
First Fill of Private Swimming Pools Only with Council permission and provided that a pool cover is used.
Car Washing With a bucket and rinse with a trigger hose on lawn. Only permitted between 9am-12pm any day.
Washing of Clothes Permitted
Shower/Baths Permitted
Use of Evap Coolers Permitted
Inflatable/Tempoary Children's Pools Permitted

Summer Time - refers to Daylight Saving period 2.00am Eastern Standard Time first Sunday in October to Eastern Daylight Saving Time 3.00am first Sunday in April.


Businesses in Narromine, Trangie and Tomingley are encouraged to conserve water where possible. Businesses are encouraged to complete a Water Saving Action Plan (WASP). Download a WASP below;

Water Saving Action Plan

Council's parks, gardens and green spaces

The following parks, gardens and green spaces are exempt from the current water conservation measures and restrictions in Narromine and are being watered under an approved water management plan. Parks, gardens and greens spaces in Trangie and Tomingley are watered as per regular programing.

Location  Frequency (per week) and application  Schedule and Duration 
Town Entrance Gardens  Twice by means of hand watering  Mondays: Between 7am and 9am
Thursdays: Between 7am and 9am 
Main Street Plantings Twice by means of hand watering   Mondays: Between 7am and 9am
Thursdays: Between 7am and 9am  
Tom Perry Park Once by schedule irrigation  Tuesdays: Between 4am and 6am 
Narromine Aquatic Centre Twice by scheduled irrigation  Mondays: Between 8pm and 10pm
Thursday: Between 8pm and 10pm 
Payten Oval (inner only) Twice by scheduled irrigation   Mondays: Between 1:30am and 6am
Thursdays: Between 1:30am and 6am 
Dundas Oval (inner only) Twice by scheduled irrigation   Tuesdays: Between 4am and 7am
Fridays: Between 4am and 7am
Cale Oval (inner only) Once by scheduled irrigation  Mondays: Between 10pm and 2:30am 
Cemetery  Twice by scheduled irrigation  Mondays: Between 4am and 6am
Fridays: Between 4am and 6am 

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