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Water service connections

Council provides connections to its stormwater, sewer and water networks. A connection is the piece of pipe that joins your property to a network. Applications for a connection are handled by Council's Asset Management group.

Council’s underground services maintenance contractor is the only party authorised to install new connections.

The cost of a new connection includes the physical works cost and a development levy fee. The physical works cost is dependent on the length of pipeline between the service main and the boundary.

To find out if a property has access to one or more of the services, enter the address details on the My Property page, and click on the map. The available services are noted towards the bottom right of the page.

To apply for a service connection, complete the application form available from the 'related documents' section at the bottom of this page.



Water Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Water Connections Fee (incl GST)
Processing Application
Initial Application$30.73 
Inspection and Auditing$122.88 
Total Fee$153.61 
Connection to HDC Water Network
< 100mm main$227.99 
100mm main$223.76 
150mm main$274.03 
200mm main$313.53 
>200mm main$754.90 


For more information contact council for cost details.

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