Stage 2 water restrictions

Auckland, you are currently in stage 1 restrictions

This page outlines what to do if stage 2 restrictions were in place

Stage 2
No hoses or sprinklers at home

Stage 2 residential water restrictions mean you can’t use an outdoor hose, sprinkler or irrigation system connected to the metropolitan water network

At home

What this means for residents on the metropolitan network

  • You can’t use an outdoor hose, sprinkler or irrigation system connected to the metropolitan water network.
Water restrictions only apply to customers on the metropolitan network. Click here to see the map.
Stage 2 commercial water restrictions mean you can use a hose fitted with a trigger nozzle and water sports fields using an irrigation system fitted with soil moisture and rain sensors

At work

What this means for commercial water users on the metropolitan network

  • You can use a hand-held hose as long as it’s fitted with a trigger nozzle
  • You can use a regular hose for health, safety and biosecurity reasons
  • You can operate a car wash if it uses recycled water
  • You can water plants and paddocks using irrigation systems as long as they are fitted with soil moisture or rain sensors
  • You cannot water sports fields.
Water restrictions only apply to customers on the metropolitan network. Click here to see the map.
 

Click the water drops to reveal what each restriction stage means

water is precious
stage1
stage2
stage3
stage4