Internal household water use, including clothes washing and using dishwashers, can resume.

The advice comes after residents in this area were asked to limit their water use following a large water main burst in Bli Bli at the weekend.

The water main connects to four water reservoirs which supply 8000 properties and reservoir water levels became critically low by Sunday evening as Unitywater crews worked around the clock to replace a 12-metre section of pipe.

Executive Manager Customer Delivery Rob Dowling said the response from the community had been extremely positive and minimising their water use had helped immensely.

“We really appreciate the community working with us during this challenging time,” he said.

“Their efforts are being noticed and have meant we have been able to keep a continuous water supply to them throughout this incident.

“Our reservoirs are progressively filling up again and while people can return to their normal household water habits, we’re asking them to limit outdoor water use where possible.

“We thank local residents for their continued assistance and expect our customers will be able to return to normal water use within the next day or two. We will continue to keep our community fully informed.”

Unitywater will provide further updates on their Facebook page and website.

Mr Dowling said if customers experience water pressure issues or discoloured water to phone Unitywater 24/7 on 1300 086 489.

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