Water, Sewer & Stormwater Fees & Charges

Fees are effective 1 July 2021

Water connection

For fees and charges related to a new water connection, including GST of 15% please refer to Application for the Supply of Water

Charges for filling private water tanksFee
Monday - Thursday (8 am - 3 pm)$350.00 incl. GST
Friday - Sunday (8 am - 3 pm)$550.00 incl. GST
Any time on a public holiday or on a day that a public holiday is observed, and after hours (3 pm - 8 am) on other days$550.00 incl. GST
Private water testingFee
Consent testing
Full chemical test$304.75 incl. GST
Second and third tests (each)$109.25 incl. GST
Peace of mind testing
Presence/absence test (E-coli test)                                                                        $  74.75 incl. GST
Trade waste chargesFee
Flow per m3$0.75 
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) per kg$0.50
Suspended Solids (SS) per kg$0.40
Rangiora Septage FacilityFee
Disposing of domestic septage waste per m3$44.00
Application for approval to dispose of domestic septage waste at the Rangiora facility $250.00
Septage fees will take effect when the facility becomes operational

The following fees are charged on a cost-recovery basis:

- Relocation of water toby at owner's request

- Installation of a backflow preventer in accordance with the Backflow Prevention Policy

- Damage or tampering with a water restrictor, investigation and repair of damage (in addition to any fine under s.242 (4) Local Government Act 2002)

- Repair of damage to any part of Council infrastructure to be recovered from the person or organisation that caused the damage