With much of the Far North Coast already on water restriction, the Tweed will soon be following suit.
Water Restrictions come into effect for Tweed residents from Friday, 13 December.
The level of Clarrie Hall Dam is at 77 per cent and falling 1.8 per cent a week against an original estimate of one per cent a week.
Tyalgum customers remain on the most severe level of water restrictions at Level 4.
Council will launch its Save Water Now education campaign on Friday to raise awareness of what Level 2 water restrictions mean and how best to save water.
This week’s average water use figure of 194 litres per person per day shows that everyone has to find ways to save 50 litres of water a day, that’s five household plastic buckets; or, for a family of four, a standard bathtub filled to the brim.
The easiest way to save water is to reduce your outdoor water use, have shorter showers, fix any leaks and dripping taps and make sure your rainwater tank top-up system is working correctly and not being topped up by the town water supply unnecessarily.
For more information see www.tweed.nsw.gov.au/WaterRestrictions.