The Northern Territory Government regulates your water and sewerage charges.
You can find more information about water and sewerage tariffs and charges on the Utilities Commission website.
Current water tariffs
Amount per kilolitre
Plus a fixed daily charge
Charges are based on the size of the portable meter or permanent connection. No fixed daily charge applies to standpipes and portable meters.
Fixed daily charge amount
Up to 25 mm
26 to 40 mm
41 to 50 mm
51 to 100 mm
101 to 150 mm
151 to 200 mm
Above 200 mm – proportional to meter size (poa)
A fixed annual charge of $822.81 applies to residential properties and vacant blocks able to be connected to the sewerage service. It applies whether the service is connected or not and regardless of the number of sanitary fittings in each residence.
For properties with none, one or two sanitary fittings, a fixed annual charge of $822.81 applies. For properties with three or more, a fixed annual fee of $822.81 applies, plus an additional amount for each fitting:
Additional amount (each)
3 to 24
25 to 49
50 to 99
100 to 149
More than 149
There are charges for some water and sewerage services. These include:
- Establishment of new water account - $111.00 including establishment fee
- Transfer of existing water account - $56.00
- Special meter readings requested by the customer - $50.00
- Removal of water restrictor - $95.00
All charges are during business hours. The above services are not available after hours.
Find out more about your payment options.