Water supply service fees

Find out the fees relating to the connection of water and fire services, water service relocations and disconnections, and for upgrading or downgrading water services.

Service connections and relocations

Perth region

Charges relating to connection fees, ONLY apply in the Perth Region, except where special circumstances apply where a QUOTE is required.

Non-metropolitan regions

All connections in non-metropolitan regions must be quoted.

Special circumstances

A quote may be required for connections such as water services, fire services, relocations, and downgrading or upgrading a water service in a built up area such as a central business district. Charges will need to be assessed on a case by case basis in these areas due to the costs of traffic management, access and restoration. 

Water supply service connections (includes fire services)


Service size Water connection fee
20mm $1,242.62*
25mm $1,259.00*
40mm $1,832.84
50mm $2,264.87
80mm $4,385.71
100mm $4,385.71
150mm $5,235.23

Note: Infrastructure contributions apply to water services for multi-residential, non-residential or mixed use developments.

Water supply service relocations

Service size Under 500mm Over 500mm
20mm $469.12 $1,380.08
25mm $535.11 $1,396.44
40mm $763.68 $1,971.38
50mm $895.13 $2,402.88
80mm Quote $4,524.79
100mm Quote $4,524.79
150mm Quote $5,373.56

Downgrading / upgrading water services

Downgrade water service A quote is required and actual costs will be charged.
Upgrade water service Full cost of new service (includes disconnection).
Infrastructure contributions may also apply.
Upgrade fire service Full cost of new service.
Disconnection fees also apply if the service is required in a new location.

Water supply service activation fee

Service activation fee $139.09

Water supply disconnection

Disconnection of a water or a fire service $784.96

Installation of sub-meters

Sub-meter supplied by Water Corporation $367.12
Handover fee for acceptable meter (per meter) $260.73 

Meter Boxes

Hinge Box and Cover (Trafficable)


If you would like a quotation of the fees that may apply to your building or water service application, you can either:

More information

For further information please email us at building.services@watercorporation.com.au or call 13 13 95.