Stage 3 water restrictions

Auckland, you are currently on stage 1 restrictions

This page outlines what to do if stage 3 restrictions were in place

Stage 3
No hose use or sprinklers
Reduce your water use today

Stage 3 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 3 commercial water restrictions mean you cannot water sports fields, plants or paddocks

At work

What this means for commercial water users on the metropolitan network

  • You can use an outdoor hose or water blaster only for health, safety, emergency or biosecurity reasons
  • You can only operate a car wash if it uses 100% recycled water
  • You cannot water sports fields, plants or paddocks.
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