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Auckland households face ongoing water use restrictions through the summer with the council not convinced the risks of the ongoing drought are gone.
Hoses connected to mains water could be used only if fitted with a handheld trigger, under a recommendation to be considered by councillors on Thursday.
Auckland’s supply dams are 72 per cent full, compared with a norm of 91 per cent, and the region is relying heavily on the Waikato River pipeline for 40 per cent of its needs.
Some Aucklanders have been coming up with innovative ways to conserve water.
What kind of water saving tips do you have?
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