All users of bulk water from a Tasman District Council network (potable water suppliers, contractors etc) are required to hold a current permit to take water. All permits issued will expire annually on 30 June.
Only the Fire and Emergency New Zealand can freely draw water from fire hydrants for the purpose of fighting fires, training and testing.
Permit users pay an annual permit fee covering the cost of the hydrant standpipe, connection fees, administration and annual testing costs of the backflow prevention device.
Please note that contractors supplying potable water to the public must also:
If you require more information about water tanker permits, please contact the Engineering Services Department: