Water

Overview

Council operates two water supply schemes for Uralla and Bundarra. Raw water is sourced from the Gwydir River in Uralla Shire.

The water supply of the Uralla township comes from the Kentucky Creek Dam. The capacity of the Kentucky Creek Dam is approximately 500ML.

The water supply of the Bundarra township is sourced from Taylors Pond. Taylors Pond has a capacity of approximately 90-120 ML.

Water Services Fees and Charges

Water Services - General 

Water access charge Uralla and Bundarra Per annum per assessment $324.00
Water supply - consumption charge Per kL $2.35

 

Water Connection fee

Uralla and Bundarra Service charge Per Connection
Uralla and Bundarra Connection Charge to water main Per connection within 4m of water main: 20mm or 25mm $1,200.00
Uralla and Bundarra Connection Charge to water main Per connection beyond 4m of water main: 20mm or 25mm Per m construction cost + cost of additional design requirements will apply. Price on application.

 

Other Water Fees and Charges

Water Meter supplied and fitted (20mm) or replaced Per Meter $180.00
Water Meter Testing only Per Meter $80.00
Fees will be refunded where meter is checked and found to be reading more than 4% over or under as per Australian Standard AS3565-1 1998 and 2004
Water Meter Special read Per read $80.00

 

Water Sales

Bulk water sales Per kL $5.00

 

Water Restriction Devices

Installation/Removal during service hours (7.30 am to 3.30 pm) Per activity $160.00

 

Other Costs

Council required to prune vegetation to gain access to a meter Per activity $80.00
Council required to return to property to read meter
(eg, where meter access is denied by locked yards/gates etc.
Per visit $70.00