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Sydney Water warns NSW drought will likely see water restrictions soon

Michael is joined by Catherine Port, Sydney Water’s executive drought lead who warns that water restrictions likely to be placed on Sydney households within three months unless dramatic rainfall fills the dams.

Sydney Water is encouraging people to water their gardens before 10am and after 4pm, use a trigger nozzle for their hose and use a broom to clean hard surfaces instead of water.

Ms Port says “It has been the exceptionally dry weather. Over the past 18 months we have had record low inflows into our dams and it has been the lowest since the low 1940s.”

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