Water Fees

Fees & charges

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

Services Consents (Connection/Disconnectios to Public Infrastructure)

Fee 2022/23
Application Fee - Connection / Disconnection / Flow Alteration (all schemes) $500.00
Application Fee - Request to deviate from Downlands Policy $735.00
Inspection / re-inspection (per inspection) $250.00

Connections / Disconnections / Flow Alterations

Physical Works 2022/23
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 2022/23
Backflow Testing – By Owner Actual cost
Backflow Testing – By Council$265.00
Installation Actual cost

Sale Price of Water

Per cubic metre (Invoiced after 1 July irrespective of time period covered) 2022/23
Geraldine$0.75
Pleasant Point $0.75
Seadown $0.98
Temuka $0.75
Timaru $0.75
Winchester $0.75

Rural Schemes

Connection Fee 2022/23
Downlands (per tank connection) $6,500.00
Downlands (per unit) $8,000.00
Orari $650.00
Seadown $1,600.00
Te Moana Downs (per tank connection) $6,500.00
Te Moana Downs (per unit) $8,000.00
Bond to cover remedial work$550.00 minimum to 10% of estimated value of work
Damage to network infrastructure by third partyActual cost
Unauthorised water tampering or take from rural supply$2,000.00 plus actual cost
Upper Pareora Water Supply (annual charges) - per Tank Connection$554.00
Upper Pareora Water Supply (annual charges) - per Unit$222.00

Last updated: 15 Jul 2021