Water supply and wastewater fees
Fees and charges shown below are for 2020/21 and apply from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
All fees and charges include GST except where noted.
Water connections to main – Urban areas
Un-metered 20 mm domestic **
Metered 20 mm connections (domestic /commercial) **
Convert existing unmetered to metered connection (20mm)**
Metered greater than 20 mm connections (commercial)
Water connections to main – Rural areas
20mm rural restricted metered domestic connection (using double check valve with restrictors) **
Metered greater than 20 mm connections (subject to allocation)
**If new connection requires pipe laying more than 10 m and or through hard surface / thrusting of road, additional cost will be recovered
Toby turn on
Final meter reading
Install flow restrictor 20 mm connection
Remove flow restrictor 20 mm connection
Water Meter calibration checking application (refunded if in error)
Hydrant Permit – based on Metered Water Supply targeted rate, by scheme (minimum charge)
60 x extraordinary rate per m3
Hydrant Permit – additional volume charge for > 60m3, based on Metered Water Supply targeted rate, by scheme where use is permitted
Extraordinary rate per m3
Water Bylaw breach
Sewer Connections to Main (urban areas)
New wastewater connections (to be done by registered and approved drain layer at owner’s cost), new connections require inspection and these fees are outlined below.
Where a new sewer connection is required and this involves work in the road corridor Taupo District Council will install the connection to the property boundary and the actual cost of the work will be charged.
Site inspection fees, (including review of as built) and including TDC supplied pipe saddle
Site inspection fees, (including review of as built)