Water Fees

Fees & charges

Please note, all charges are GST inclusive unless indicated otherwise.

Services Consents

Fee 2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
Application Connection / Disconnection / Flow Alteration (all schemes) $400.00
Application request to deviate from Downlands Policy $700.00
Inspection / re-inspection (per inspection) (all schemes) $200.00

Connections / Disconnections / Flow Alterations

Physical Works 2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
Connections - all pipe sizes (all schemes) Actual cost
Disconnections - permanent / temporary / reconnections Actual cost
Flow alterations - jet alterations (all schemes) Actual cost

Backflow Preventor and Water Meter

Fees 2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
Backflow Testing – By Owner Actual cost
Backflow Testing – By Council$250.00
Installation Actual cost

Sale Price of Water

Per cubic metre (Invoiced after 1 July irrespective of time period covered) 2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
Geraldine$0.72
Pleasant Point $0.72
Seadown $0.94
Temuka $0.72
Timaru $0.72
Winchester $0.72

Rural Schemes

Connection Fee 2021/2022
(GST inclusive)
Downlands (per tank connection) $6,500.00
Downlands (per unit) $8,000.00
Orari $600.00
Seadown $1,500.00
Te Moana Downs (per tank connection) $6,500.00
Te Moana Downs (per unit) $8,000.00
Bond to cover remedial work$500 minimum to 10% of estimated value of work
Damage to network infrastructure Actual cost
Unauthorised water tampering or take from rural supply$2,000.00

Last updated: 15 Jul 2021