New lawns and gardens registration
Planting new lawn or garden: There is no exemption under the Water Agencies (Water Use) by-laws 2010.
If you need to use your sprinkler system outside of your allocated days/times or during the total winter sprinkler switch-off (effective from 1 June to 31 August) see below.
Domestic garden bore users that also hold a Water Corporation Scheme Water account can apply for a watering exemption.
All other domestic garden bore users must register with the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation on 1800 508 885 (option 1).
If you have not registered and there is a proven breach of the water conditions you may be fined $100.
For more information, contact your water services provider:
Water Corporation or call 13 10 39
Aqwest or call 9780 9500
Busselton Water – Busselton Water Corporation or call 9781 0500
NOTE: Holders of a groundwater licence should follow the conditions as described on their licence and are not required to register newly planted lawns/gardens.