Wellington Water supplies drinking water to Porirua households and businesses.
Water users meet the cost of this supply by:
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Wellington Water carry out all sewage, water or stormwater works within underground public pipes crossing a private property or outside property boundaries.
You need to apply to us to:
All other connections that don’t directly access or interfere with the main pipes or underground network must be done by a suitably qualified and registered professional.
We’ll send you a written quote showing our costs for the proposed work. You may also have to pay a Development Contribution.
When you return the signed quote we’ll issue you with an invoice for the work, or you can bring the signed quote to our Customer Services Centre, 16 Cobham Court, Porirua, with your payment.
The connection work takes up to 10 working days from when we receive your payment.
You may opt to have a water meter installed and pay for your water usage in this manner rather than paying the annual water charge with your rates.
Your meter will be read and you will be invoiced on the following schedule:
If you want more information on the use of water meters, call our Customer Services Centre on (04) 237 5089 or visit us during normal business hours.