Watering restrictions

Porirua City Council

Garden watering restrictions apply in Porirua during the period of Daylight Saving (25 September 2016 - 2 April 2017).

Either one automatic watering device or one fixed hose per household may be used on alternate days between the hours of 6am and 8am, and 7pm and 9pm as follows:

  • even numbered houses on even days of the month
  • odd numbered houses on odd days of the month

The restrictions don't apply to households with an authorised water meter installed, provided such users comply with rules on waste and the improper use of water.

Call the council on 04 237 5089 or visit their website for more information on watering restrictions

Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt has garden watering restrictions in place during Daylight Saving (25 September 2016 - 2 April 2017). The garden watering restrictions allow:

  • use of one sprinkler or unattended hose between 6-8am and 7-9pm on alternate odd/even days (odd numbered houses on odd numbered days etc)
  • careful use of a hand-held hose at any time

Call the council on 04 570 6666 or visit their website for more information on watering restrictions.

Upper Hutt City Council

Garden watering restrictions apply in Upper Hutt all year.

Restrictions allow a single garden watering system (a sprinkler, an irrigation system, a soaker hose or an unattended hose) at a time to be used in your garden from 6-8am and 7-9pm, only on the following days:

  • Premises with uneven numbers can water on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only
  • Premises with even numbers can water on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays only

Call the council on 04 527 2170 or visit their website for more information on garden watering restrictions.

Wellington City Council

Wellington has garden watering restrictions in place during Daylight Saving (25 September 2016 - 2 April 2017).

Use of a single sprinkler or garden watering system is permitted only between 6-8am and 7-9pm on alternate days:

  • even numbered house on even days of the month
  • odd numbered houses on odd days of the month

More stringent restrictions may apply during summer months.

Call the council on 04 499 4444 or visit their website for more information on watering restrictions.

 

Note: At times of drought or water shortage more specific restrictions may be imposed than those outlined here.

In such an event, additional restrictions will be publicised through media and council information channels.