Uralla's water supply has dropped dramatically with Kentucky Creek Dam falling to about half capacity.
Uralla Shire Council Mayor Michael Pearce said with Kentucky Creek Dam down to about 54 per cent, the township was hoping to receive a downpour soon, having been on Level 3 water restrictions since Sunday, May 12.
"It's a big catchment area, but it is a bit of a worry unless we get a bit of rain soon," Cr Pearce said and then bravely added.
"There is some wet stuff predicted for next week, on BoM and on my phone weather app."
Cr Pearce then admitted he did somewhat lack complete confidence in the trustworthiness of his app, so it was not time to dance in the streets just yet.
"Like any other little country town we are a resilient mob, and we are conservative with water," he said.
"I was only mentioning to someone the other day, I've never seen more dirty cars for years and years, but when you look at it, people are just preserving their water.
"All you need is a clean windscreen, and when we get some rain you can give your car a tub then."
Cr Pearce said Level 3 restrictions meant general watering of lawns with a hose was limited to one hour between 3pm and 10am, use of sprinklers were prohibited, washing vehicles was restricted to having clean windows only.
He said Bundarra had been on Level 1 water restrictions since May 26, which meant hand-held hoses with trigger nozzles can be used and vehicles could be washed with buckets or hand-held hoses between 3pm and 10am.
"We seem to have got the [water wise] message out pretty well. It's all over our website and I did do a bit on TV, and that's all you can ask and I think people will do the right thing," he said.