Water charges

The following is an extract from the Government Gazette summarising the ministerially approved water related fees and charges for the 2018-19 financial year. To understand which charges apply to you, and how to better manage your water costs, you need to understand how the stepped billing process works.


Standard annual supply charge of $214.00.

Water consumption charges

During the water use year, the price per kilolitre of water increases in steps.

First 150kl$1.07per kilolitre - Step 1
Next 200kl$1.49per kilolitre - Step 2
Next 150kl$1.70per kilolitre - Step 3
Next 200kl$2.25per kilolitre - Step 4
Next 300kl$3.15per kilolitre - Step 5
Thereafter$3.22per kilolitre - Step 6

Non residential

Supply charges (based on size of water meter)


Water consumption charge of $1.70 per kilolitre.

Vacant land

A standard annual water availability charge of $214.00.

Fire services

Annual fee of $214.00 for each connection to a water main.
Metered consumption through a fire service $2.08 per kilolitre.

Penalty for overdue rates and charges

A penalty charge equal to 11.71% per annum will accrue on a daily basis on all rates and charges which are overdue for payment.