New Water Restriction by-law

Westernport Water adopts new Model Water Restriction by-law

Westernport Water revokes Water Restriction By-law 104
In accordance with section 287ZC of the Water Act, Westernport Water hereby gives notice that it has made a by-law, titled Water Restriction By-law 105 pursuant to sections 171 and 160 of the Water Act 1989.
Water Restriction By-law 105 is made using a Model Water Restriction By-law issued by the Minister for Water on 27 November 2011. The Water Restriction By-law 105 is made in relation to restrictions and prohibitions on the use of water that may be imposed in the Water Supply Districts of Westernport Water.
The purpose of the by-law is to:
  1. promote the efficient use and conservation of water; and
  2. set out four stages of restrictions on the use of water; and
  3. specify things which must not be done while each stage of restriction persists; and
  4. specify principles for considering applications for exemptions from particular restrictions; and
  5. prescribe offences and penalties for the contravention of the By-law, including for which an infringement notice may be served; and
  6. prescribe classes of persons for the purpose of issuing infringement notices.

For more information or to download a copy please visit our Permanent Water Saving Rules (PWSR) page