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Level 4 Water Restrictions in place at Murrurundi

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Water restrictions in Murrurundi have been reduced to Level 4 as of midnight last night after the successful installation of a new Water Treatment Plant.

The level 4 restrictions aim to reduce a person's average consumption of water by 200 litres per day.

Under the restrictions watering lawns isn't permitted - residential gardens can only be watered with micro-sprays, drip systems and soaker hoses between 6pm and 8pm on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Irrigation of new turf is not permitted, but you can top up and fill water garden features.

A full list of restrictions can be found on the Upper Hunter Shire council's website.