Cairns Water Restrictions

Cairns Water Restrictions

Permanent water conservation measures are in place for private gardens and commercial watering.  Make sure you only irrigate your garden within the following times:

  • Odd-numbered houses permitted to use sprinklers on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday between the hours of 5am - 9am and 5pm - 9pm.
  • Even-numbered houses permitted to use sprinklers on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday between the hours of 5am - 9am and 5pm - 9pm.
  • No sprinkler use permitted on Monday.
  • Hand-held hoses with a trigger nozzle, watering cans and buckets can be used at any time. 

Click on the link below for more information on water supply and use in Cairns.

Cairns Regional Council - Water supply and use