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:
We are changing the way our water and water meters connection applications are processed effective from the 1st March.
There is a new water supply service application which can be either downloaded from our website or picked up from our Customer Service Centre, 16 Cobham Court, Porirua.
Once the form is completed you will need to return it to our Customer Service Centre and pay the applicable application fee which are
Residential: $61.50 per connection
Other: $205.00 per connection
Disconnection/Meter/Backflow preventer: $61.50 per disconnection/item
Inspection/re-inspection: $65.00 per inspection
The application can’t be processed until the fee is paid
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.
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.