Water Charges

Council wishes to notify its customers of amendments to its water pricing structure with the utilization of a two-part water tariff across all water supply schemes to offer a common pricing strategy to all communities.

An annual access charge of $424.10 per connection (Part A of the two-part tariff) is charged through the bi-annual rates notice.

Part B is the dollar amount calculated on the quantity of water consumed as stated in the standard consumption charges below and as charged through the bi-annual water consumption bill.

The two-part tariff applies from 1 July 2017 and will apply to water consumption in the 2017/2018 financial year.

Standard Consumption Charges (Part B)

  • Bi-annual consumption up to 125kL will be charged at $1.83 (per kilolitre)
  • Further Bi-annual consumption between 126kL and 250kL will be charged at $2.45 (per kilolitre)
  • Further Bi-annual consumption between 251kL and 15,000kL will be charged at $3.04 (per kilolitre)
  • Further Bi-annual consumption greater than 15,000kL will be charged at $4.49 per (kilolitre)

The communities of Jimbour, Kaimkillenbun, Kogan, Meandarra, Moonie, Tara, The Gums and Westmar which receive non-potable water will be charged at 90% of the standard consumption charges above.

The communities of Brigalow, Dulacca, Flinton and Glenmorgan which receive untreated surface water will be charged at 75% of the standard consumption charges above.

Read the 2017/2018 Two-Part Water Tariff Brochure