Water efficiency requirements now apply to a range of town water uses by business. These requirements are either provisions of the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 or part of the Toowoomba Regional Council water restriction arrangements.
Water efficiency requirements now apply to a range of town water uses by business.
Owners of rental properties choosing to charge tenants for the water use on that premises need to check the requirements as set out in the Residential Tenancies Act with the Residential Tenancies Authority (opens in new window).
In the Toowoomba region about 1230 megalitres of recycled water a year are used for irrigating sports fields and golf courses as well as being used for power generation and dust suppression and coal washing. This provides several benefits for the regional community.
The recycled water used on golf courses in the Toowoomba region is Class C water and is suitable for irrigating public areas and sports grounds but not fit for drinking or bathing.