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Current Water Restrictions by Council

Before you go grabbing the hose or sprinkler out of your garden shed, if your region is going through a bit of a dry spell it pays to check the current water restrictions in your area.

Here's a comprehensive list of links to New Zealand council's current water conservation measures. Sorry if we haven't included your local council, this would be because we couldn't find a relevant page!  

North Island

Far North / Whangarei / Kaipara District Councils

https://bewaterwise.org.nz/


Auckland City Council

https://www.watercare.co.nz/Water-and-wastewater/Where-your-water-comes-from/Auckland-s-dam-levels

 

Hamilton / Waikato / Waipa District Councils

https://www.smartwater.org.nz/

 

Matamata Piako District Council

https://www.mpdc.govt.nz/water/current-water-situation

 

Hauraki District Council

https://www.hauraki-dc.govt.nz/services/water/

 

Thames Coromandel District Council

https://www.tcdc.govt.nz/water

 

Tauranga City Council

https://www.tauranga.govt.nz/council/water-services/water-supply/saving-water

 

Whakatane District Council

https://www.whakatane.govt.nz/services/water-services/water/water-usage

 

Rotorua Lakes Council

https://www.rotorualakescouncil.nz/our-services/water/water/Pages/Water-Metering.aspx

 

Kawerau District Council

https://www.kaweraudc.govt.nz/services/water-services/kawerau-water-supply/water-usage

 

Otorohanga District Council

http://www.otodc.govt.nz/three-waters/water-supplies/

 

Waitomo District Council

http://www.waitomo.govt.nz/Roads-Water-Waste/water-supply/water-conservation/

 

Taupo District Council

https://www.taupodc.govt.nz/transport-and-water/water-conservation

 

Ruapehu District Council

https://www.ruapehudc.govt.nz/our-services/drinking-water-wastewater-and-stormwater/water_services_notices/Pages/default.aspx

 

Rangitikei District Council

https://www.rangitikei.govt.nz/status/water-supply

 

Gisborne District Council

https://www.gdc.govt.nz/water-restriction-levels/

 

Wairoa District Council

https://www.wairoadc.govt.nz/services/water/water-supply/

 

Napier City Council

https://www.napier.govt.nz/services/water/water-restrictions/

 

Central Hawkes Bay District Council

https://www.chbdc.govt.nz/services/water/water-restrictions/

 

New Plymouth District Council

https://www.newplymouthnz.com/Residents/Your-Property/Water/Water-Restrictions

 

South Taranaki District Council

https://www.southtaranaki.com/our-services/water/water-conservation

 

Palmerston North City Council

https://www.pncc.govt.nz/services/water/water-supply/

 

Tararua District Council

https://www.tararuadc.govt.nz/Services/Water-Wastewater/Water

 

Horowhenua District Council

https://www.horowhenua.govt.nz/Services/Water-Services/Water/Water-Restrictions

 

Masterton District Council

https://mstn.govt.nz/services/water-services/

 

Carterton District Council

https://cdc.govt.nz/services/water/

 

Kapiti Coast District Council

https://www.kapiticoast.govt.nz/services/a-z-council-services-and-facilities/water/water-restrictions/

 

Porirua City Council

https://poriruacity.govt.nz/services/water/water-restrictions/

 

Upper Hutt City Council

https://www.upperhuttcity.com/Services/Water/Water-conservation/Garden-watering-restrictions

 

Wellington City Council

https://wellington.govt.nz/services/environment-and-waste/water/water-restrictions

 

South Wairarapa District Council

https://www.wellingtonwater.co.nz/swdc/current-restrictions/

 

South Island

Tasman District Council

https://www.tasman.govt.nz/my-property/water/water-restrictions/

 

Buller District Council

https://bullerdc.govt.nz/water/

 

Hurunui District Council

https://www.hurunui.govt.nz/services/things-we-operate/water/water-restrictions-in-hurunui-district

 

Selwyn District Council

https://www.selwyn.govt.nz/services/water/urgent-notices

 

Christchurch City Council

https://ccc.govt.nz/services/water-and-drainage/water-supply/about-the-water-supply/waterrestrictions/

 

Ashburton District Council

https://www.ashburtondc.govt.nz/our-services/water-services/Pages/maintenance-shutdowns-restrictions-and-notices.aspx

 

Timaru District Council

https://www.timaru.govt.nz/services/environment/water/water-restrictions

 

Waitaki District Council

https://www.waitaki.govt.nz/our-services/water-and-wastewater/waternotices/Pages/default.aspx

 

Queenstown Lakes District Council

https://www.qldc.govt.nz/services/water-services/current-restrictions/

 

Central Otago District Council

https://www.codc.govt.nz/services/water-services/Pages/default.aspx

 

Clutha District Council

https://www.cluthadc.govt.nz/your-services/roadbridgewaternotices/Pages/default.aspx

 

Gore District Council

http://www.goredc.govt.nz/our-services/water/water-restrictions/