By 1 June, the Water Corporation will have enforced a Winter Sprinkler Ban (WSB) in Perth, Mandurah, and select areas of Western Australia. This yearly prohibition on the use of irrigation systems is in line with the state’s water conservation efforts every winter, during which time the seasonal rainfall is enough to keep every lawn irrigated.
Under the ban, households and businesses are prohibited from turning on their sprinklers for more than two days (for scheme water users) or three days (for bore water users) per week. Watering days are determined by the last digit of the household or business’s street or lot number. Here are the possible scenarios when your street or lot number ends in 1: