Water Supply Network Charges

General Rules applying in respect of Water Charges

  • For restricted flow water supply, refer to the targeted rates section of the Annual Plan 2017/2018 for the annual supply charge.
  • The restricted supply schemes for Dovedale, Redwood Valley, Eighty-Eight Valley and Mapua are currently closed due to lack of capacity from the source and/or the network.
  • Connections to the restricted supply for Wakefield, Brightwater and Richmond are subject to water availability.
  • Connections to the Mapua urban water supply are currently closed due to lack of capacity in the network.

Water Supply Network Charges

On Demand (Metered) Water Supply Network

Charges from 1 July 2017

(incl GST)

Physical connection per domestic property

 

Except where the physical connection to the main is between the property boundary and the adjacent kerb

Actual costs associated with connection

plus administration costs

 

$1,400.00

Physical connection fee for commercial/industrial property

Actual costs associated with connection

plus administration costs

Special Water Meter reading fee

$66.00

 

Restricted Flow Water Supply Network

Charges from 1 July 2017

(incl GST) 

Physical connection per rural property or urban extension

 

Except where the physical connection to the main is less than 10 metres from the main

Actual costs associated with connection

plus administration costs 

 

$1,400.00

Alter restrictor size

$228.00

To remove or relocate restrictor

Actual physical costs plus administration costs

 

Permit to take from a fire hydrant supply

(in accordance with the Council's public water supply bylaw 2016)

Charges from 1 July 2017

(incl GST)

Annual Charge
$1,280.00 per annum plus the current urban water rate per cubic metre for water consumed
Additional permit to an existing permit holder

$510.00 per annum plus the current urban water rate per cubic metre for water consumed

Water Supply Charges

Tasman District Council charges the Nelson City Council for water supplied to Nelson City Council ratepayers that own property in the Champion Road/Hill Street North area shown on this map:

Tasman District Council supplies water to, and charges, Nelson City Council ratepayers that own property in the Wakatu Industrial Estate area shown on this map (excluding that water supplied to ENZA Foods NZ Limited and the Alliance Group Limited):

A separate agreement for water rates and charges is held with the three largest industrial water users (Nelson Pine Industries Limited, ENZA Foods NZ Limited and Alliance Group Limited) which will expire on 30 June 2020.

Water Supply Charges Charges from 1 July 2017 (incl GST)
Water supplied by Tasman District Council to Nelson City Council Nelson Residential water supply area (per cubic metre supplied) $3.33

Water supplied to Nelson industrial water supply area (per cubic metre supplied)

Plus fixed daily charge per rating unit

$2.08

87.76 cents per day

Water supplied to Nelson Pine Industries Limited, ENZA Foods NZ Limited and Alliance Group Limited (per cubic metre) $1.65