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How are water rates charges calculated?

All water used is charged for at a volumetric rate of $1.83 per cubic metre (1000 litres) including GST. There is also a Base charge of $28.45 for all standard domestic customers. Non-standard and non-domestic connections are charged a base rate depending on the size.

This rate is:

at 1/7/16

Meter Size

 

Annual Base charge 
(inc GST) from 1 July 2016

20mm

$28.45

25mm

$56.00

32mm

$56.00

40mm

$225.00

50mm

$446.00

80mm

$893.00

100mm

$1,117.00

150mm

$1,117.00

200mm

$1,117.00


The fee for a special water meter reading (for example where a final meter reading is needed for the sale of a property) is $35.50 including GST. 


Last Reviewed: 11/04/2017