Unitywater Executive Manager Rob Dowling said reservoirs servicing these areas have filled to a sufficient level.

“We’re aware of the very hot weather we’ve experienced in the last week and know that gardens will be looking for some water, but we’re asking residents to use water wisely,” he said.

“While we’re comfortable with the current reservoir levels, they’re still not back to normal. If levels drop too much, we may need to ask the community to limit outdoor use again.”

Mr Dowling said tankers used to supplement the reservoirs were stopped on Tuesday evening.

“There is no longer a need for the tankers to be operating and as all properties in the area have water, we also closed the bottled water collection point at Peregian Springs Ridges Recreation Club on Tuesday.

“We sincerely thank all residents in these areas for their patience and understanding as we’ve worked through this incident.”

Mr Dowling said a bypass pipe would be installed in Bli Bli to provide a more secure water supply to the affected communities while the original main, that has broken twice this month, is taken offline and assessed.

“The new bypass pipe will be 1.8km long and is expected to take about three weeks to complete,” he said.

“Our priority is providing a reliable water supply for customers and we don’t expect any disruptions for customers while we carry out these works.”

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