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Restrictions & Water Saving Rules







EXEMPTIONS, BREACHES & PENALTIES

Breaches of Water Restrictions


To report a breach or make an enquiry about Permanent Water Saving Rules or Restrictions please contact Lower Murray Water.

Penalties & Enforcement

Water Restrictions must be followed and water patrols are happening around all service areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance of the Water Restrictions.

Penalties for Offences


RESTRICTION LEVEL PENALTY UNITS*
PWSR 1
1 2
2 3
3 4
4 5

*PENALTY UNITS

Penalties imposed for breaches of the Water Act 1989 or Lower Murray Water's By-Laws are linked to the value of a Penalty Unit.  The value is indexed on 1 July each year.

For more information on Penalty Units please refer to the Indexation of Fees and Penalties page on the Department of Treasury and Finance's website.


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The management and staff at Lower Murray Water proudly acknowledges the traditional owners; the Barapa Barapa Peoples, the Wamba Wamba Peoples, the Wadi Wadi Peoples, the Tatti Tatti Peoples, the Latji Latji Peoples, the Nyeri Nyeri Peoples and the Werigia Peoples and respect their connection to both their land and waterways.
The land and water are to be respected and nurtured, to be in keeping with these First Nations Peoples….