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

Rate

Amount per kilolitre

Domestic

$1.9535

Commercial

$1.9535

Government

$2.0721

Standpipes^

$2.8880

Portable^

$2.4866

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.

Connection size

Fixed daily charge amount

Up to 25 mm

$0.8158

26 to 40 mm

$2.0885

41 to 50 mm

$3.2563

51 to 100 mm

$13.1560

101 to 150 mm

$29.3656

151 to 200 mm

$52.2191

Above 200 mm – proportional to meter size (poa)

Sewerage tariffs

Domestic

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.

Non-domestic

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:

Sanitary fittings

Additional amount (each)

3 to 24

$560.16

25 to 49

$525.45

50 to 99

$487.84

100 to 149

$453.28

More than 149

$438.94

Service charges

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.