Water - Fees & Charges


Horowhenua District Council's Water fees and charges for the 2016/2017 financial year are available below.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2016. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates.

Where unusual circumstances justify, eg more than two connections, additional fees may apply.

  2016/17 Fees
Application Fee – per connection/disconnection (for water and/or sewer) Up to Two        $200.00
Connection to Network  Invoiced at cost
Temporary Removal of Water Restrictor  
Removal and Reinstatement   $200.00
Water Usage   Current unit rate
Water Meters  
Final Reading  $61.00
Water Tanker Filling - This is only available from the Council depot on Hokio Beach Road  $7.00 per load
Water Tanker Filling Facility (has a Flat Rate Charge per Load, plus a Charge per Volume)  $1.09/m³ / volume

Water Consumption Charges

Horowhenua District Council's water consumption charges for the 2016/2017 Financial Year are provided below and are effective from 1 July 2016.

These charges are part of Horowhenua District Council's targeted rates for water supply, set under section 19 of the Local Government (Rating Act), where a metre is used to measure consumption on the network during the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Please note that these charges are GST inclusive. 

Levin, Foxton, Whirokino, Ohau, Shannon, (per m³)
*An allowance of 91m³ per quarter is provided prior to charging occurring  
Foxton Beach: First 50m³ (per m³)  $0.68c
Foxton Beach: 51 – 100m³ (per m³)  $1.36
Foxton Beach: 101m³ + (per m³)  $2.04

Water rates for metered water consumption are payable by the 25th of the month following the invoice date.