Water consumption in Dubbo has risen slightly but residents have continued to stay under the level four water restrictions target of 280 litres (L) per person per day.
In the week ending March 22 they used 239L per person per day, up from 236L the previous week. Residents have used less than 280L per person per day for seven consecutive weeks.
On Monday water restrictions will change.
Dubbo Regional Council will trial level three water restrictions for three months.
Level three water restrictions have a target of 320L per person per day and allow for an hour of outdoor watering on Wednesdays and Sundays.
In the week ending March 22, Wellington and Geurie residents also used more water.
In Wellington residents consumed 196L per person per day, up from 168L the previous week.
Comparative figures for Geurie are 138L and 132L.
Wellington and Geurie have been under the 280L target for 11 consecutive weeks.