South Australia Restrictions and Approved Products

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South Australia Restrictions and Approved Products

S.A. Water - Adelaide South Australia

Water Wise Measures

Domestic Gardens and Lawns

Watering is permitted at any time by hand (through a hand held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle, from a watering can or bucket) or through a drip feed irrigation system.

Sprinklers can be used on any day after 5pm and before 10am.

Children can play under the sprinkler or use water toys that attach to a hose at any time of the day as long as the sprinkler or toy is located on a grassed area or garden and is turned off when children are not playing under it.

Retail Garden Centres

Watering is permitted at any time by hand (through a hand held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle, from a watering can or bucket) or through a drip feed irrigation system. Sprinklers can be used on any day after 5.00pm and before 10.00am. On days which the maximum temperature is expected to exceed 30 degrees Celsius, sprinklers may be used between 1.00pm and 2.00pm.

Washing Cars and Boats

Water can be used to wash motor vehicles or a boat provided the water is applied:

  • From a bucket or watering can
  • By a high pressure, low volume water cleaner; or
  • From a hand held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle
  • At a commercial car wash

Driveways, Paths, Verandas and Entertaining Areas

The hosing down of external paved areas with water is permitted with a hose fitted with a trigger nozzle only:

  • To protect public health
  • To ensure the safety of people using the area
  • To ensure the health and welfare of animals using the area
  • To deal with fire, accident or other emergency

Swimming pools

New pools can be filled with a swimming pool permit from SA Water. Before a permit is issued, we require proof of purchase of a Smart Approved WaterMark pool cover or liquid blanket with an auto doser or six months supply.

Construction Sites

Water can be used for dust suppression and compaction when it is applied from:

  • A hand held hose fitted with a trigger nozzle
  • Directly from a motor vehicle designed and approved to carry/deposit water

Sports Grounds and Recreational Facilities

Sports grounds and recreational facilities can be watered under an Irrigation of Public Open Space (IPOS) permit as negotiated with SA Water.

Source: More information on State Water Restrictions can be found on the Australian Bureau of Meteorology website.

Dural Irrigation supports the Water Wise measures implemented by SAWater.  We are one of the largest stockist of water efficient and smart watering products.  Below you will find products approved by SAWater. For more information on restrictions, guidelines and policies in South Australia, visit the SAWater website.

You will find a wide range of smart controllers, sensors and drip irrigation. If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact us or call us on 1800 828 485 so we can source it for you!

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