Wastewater Fees

Please note: an additional fee will be charged if paying by credit card or paywave. Manawatu District Council does not receive any part of this fee.

Fee Description Fee ($)
Connection fees MDC administration fee 316.00
  New sewer connection to property boundary As charged by contractor
Disconnection at sewer main 1,450.00
Volumetric Wastewater charges
Base charge per water meter connection - charged per three-month period includes 76m3 of flow use per period 209.00
Wastewater discharge consumption (not covered by Trade Waste charges) is calculated at 80% of the volume of water used, as measured by water meter 1.24
Feilding Trade Waste charges calculated as per Trade Waste Bylaw
Flow per cubic meter (m3) 0.68
Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) per kg 0.73
Total Suspended Solid (TSS) per kg 0.45
Additional charges may be levied in accordance with the trade waste consent for trade waste high in other contaminants including ammoniacal nitrogen or phosphorous
Total Phosphorous (TP) charge per kg 27.17
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN) per kg 0.24
Tankered Waste for digestion per cubic meter (m3) 55.54
Tankered Waste per cubic meter (m3) 34.58
Trade Waste administration charges
Trade Waste Consent application fees (includes first two hours of processing) 240.00
Consent processing fee (cost per hour) 118.00
Annual Compliance monitoring 449.00
Compliance monitoring grease traps sampling (per inspection) 90.00
Re-inspection fees (per inspection) 118.00
Annual grease trap monitoring 78.00
Annual monitoring of oil interceptors (or similar devices) 78.00
Annual monitoring of amalgam traps 78.00
Wastewater Capital Contributions - Units of Demand *
Awahuri 9,341.00
Cheltenham 9,341.00
Feilding - where development contributions are not charged 9,341.00
Halcombe 9,341.00
Himatangi Beach New dwelling 28,686.00
  Existing dwelling 31,379.00
Kimbolton 9,341.00
Rongotea 9,341.00
Sanson 9,341.00
* typically per dwelling