Learn how to read your water meter.
From 1 July 2022, households that regularly use much more water than the average will pay extra for their water supply. Learn more about the Excess Water Supply Targeted Rate
Commercial and industrial users may be subject to additional water charges if their water volume used exceeds their allowance.
When a commercial or industrial property is sold, a final reading of the water meter must be made. Complete the online form to arrange a reading.
Water meters are usually located in a box in the ground on or near your front boundary. They are normally in a straight line between the road and your outside hose tap. The meter boxes come in many different shapes and sizes, both metal and plastic.
You can check the amount of water being used by reading your meter a couple of times.
Most water meters record water flow in litres. (Note: 1 cubic metre = 1000 litres)
This particular water meter would read 36,721,539.8L.
There are some areas that still have old water meters that record in imperial gallons (note: 1 gallon = 4.545 litres).