Residential land that is occupied as a communal property where several families live and also manage the land receive the following discounts:

Water service charges

The discount for the yearly water service charge is now capped at $108.86 (from 1 July 2016). The yearly charge (after discount) is $160.12.

Sewerage service charges

The yearly charge is $122.82 per fixture.

Metropolitan customers receive a 50% discount on the first 150 kilolitres (kL) of water used in the billing year (the billing year begins at your first meter read in July or August).

The tiered water use pricing structure is detailed here:

Metropolitan water use charges
Water use Price per kilolitre
0–150 kL 93.00 cents
151–500 kL $2.477
Over 501 kL $4.633

Customers in northern country towns receive a 50% discount on the first 600 kilolitres (kL) of water used in the billing year (the billing year begins at your first meter read in July or August).

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The tiered water use pricing structure is detailed here.

Country North water use charges
Usage per year Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5
First 350 kL $0.710 $0.930 $0.930 $0.930 $0.930
Next 150 kL $0.945 $1.239 $1.239 $1.239 $1.239
Next 100 kL $1.084 $1.492 $1.987 $2.336 $2.749
Next 150 kL $2.168 $2.983 $3.974 $4.672 $5.497
Over 750 kL $2.532 $3.805 $5.066 $7.008 $9.452

Customers in southern country towns receive a 50% discount on the first 400 kilolitres (kL) of water used in the billing year (the billing year begins at your first meter read in July or August).

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The tiered water use pricing structure is detailed here:

Country South water use charges
Usage per year Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4 Class 5
First 150 kL $0.710 $0.930 $0.930 $0.930 $0.930
Next 150 kL $0.945 $1.239 $1.239 $1.239 $1.239
Next 100 kL $1.084 $1.492 $1.987 $2.336 $2.749
Next 150 kL $2.168 $2.983 $3.974 $4.672 $5.497
Over 550 kL $2.532 $3.805 $5.066 $7.008 $9.452