Water Utility Fees & Charges

Trade Waste

For variable operating costs associated with the conveyance, treatment and disposal of large volume trade waste discharges for properties that discharge more than 100 cubic metres (m3) of effluent per day through the city wastewater system:

  • $0.08238 per kg Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) discharged, plus
  • $0.25283 per kg Total Suspended Solids (TSS) discharged.

Tankered Waste

For tankered waste discharged to the city wastewater system:

  • $9.90 per m3 effluent discharged

Utility Connections

Wastewater

All urban and rural wastewater connections are arranged directly with a Whanganui District Council approved contractor under an approved Utility Connection Permit.

Stormwater

All urban stormwater connections are arranged directly with a Whanganui District Council approved contractor under an approved Utility Connection Permit.

Water

All domestic water connections are arranged directly with a Whanganui District Council approved contractor under an approved Utility Connection Permit.

Rural water connections are charged at cost and are arranged and installed by Whanganui District Council.

Commercial and industrial water connections that require metering or backflow are charged at cost and arranged by Whanganui District Council.

Rural Infrastructure Access Fees – Water

Connection

Amount (excluding GST)

Capital contribution (excluding GST)

Fordell – residential

Actual cost

$2,200.00

Fordell – rural

Actual cost

$77.00 per ha

Fordell – dairy

Actual cost

$77.00 per ha

Maxwell – domestic

Actual cost

-

Maxwell – rural

Actual cost

-

Maxwell – dairy

Actual cost

-

Maxwell – horticulture

Actual cost

-

Westmere – domestic

Actual cost

-

Westmere – rural

Actual cost

-

Westmere – rural, calf rearing

Actual cost

-

Westmere – dairy

Actual cost

-

Westmere – horticulture

Actual cost

-