Water restrictions are now in place in Akaroa. To find out the restriction level, check the Akaroa Sign or call 0800 800 169.

Water restrictions guide

Restriction Level Water Conservation Method
Level 1 - Alternative day watering
  • Use of hoses, sprinklers and garden irrigation systems is permitted on alternative days
  • Even numbered properties on even days
  • Odd numbered properties on odd days.
Level 2 - Hand held hosing only
  • Hand-held hoses may be used at any time
  • Unattended hoses, sprinklers, and garden irrigation systems are not permitted at any time.
Level 3 - Alternate day hand-held hosing only
  • Hand-held hoses may be used on alternative days
  • Even numbered properties - hand-held watering only on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Odd numbered properties - hand-held watering only on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • Unattended hoses, sprinklers, and garden irrigation systems are not permitted at any time.
Level 4 - Total hosing ban
  • All use of water outside the house must cease
  • Hand held hoses, unattended hoses, sprinklers, and garden irrigation systems are not permitted at any time.