Water Supply 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 ($)
All schemes (excluding rural water supplies)
Metered water supply three monthly charges:
15mm to 20mm 168.00
25 mm 168.00
32 mm 168.00
40 mm 168.00
50 mm 168.00
80mm171.00
100 mm 171.00
150 mm 171.00
The above charges include an allowance of 380m3 of water per annum. Water use in excess of this will be separately charged.
Additional water use per m3 1.65
RPZ (Reduced Pressure Zone Protector) inspection and test fee for meters up to 50 mm 124.00
RPZ (Reduced Pressure Zone Protector) inspection and test fee for meters larger than 50 mm 190.00
Emergency meters water use per m3 (minimum charge of $20.00 applies when water is used) 5.80
Service restriction due to account issues (disconnect and reconnect)
Remove or replace flow restrictor 421.00
Water Filling Stations
Water use per m3 3.10
Access key (refundable deposit) 60.00
Feilding Water
Connection feesMDC administration fee317.00
 New connection to property boundary As charged by contractor
Meter installation cost in addition to manifold costs - sizes up to 20 mm 352.00
Meter installation cost in addition to manifold costs - sizes greater than 20 mm Individual quote
Disconnection - Pipe diameter up to 20mm 503.00
Disconnection - Pipe diameter over 20mm Individual quote
Himatangi Beach Water Scheme
Connection feesMDC administration fee317.00
 New connection to property boundary As charged by contractor
Disconnection503.00
Ohakea Rural Water Scheme
Connection fee (owner pays all pipe work)1,397.00
Disconnection491.00
Remove or replace flow restrictor409.00
Increase or decrease water allocation409.00
Rongotea Water Scheme
Connection fee 1,432.00
Disconnection 503.00
Meter installation cost in addition to manifold costs - sizes up to 20 mm 352.00
Meter installation cost in addition to manifold costs - sizes greater than 20 mm Individual quote
Sanson Water Scheme
Capital contribution (per unit of demand) 7,126.00
Connection fee 1,432.00
Disconnection 503.00
Remove or replace flow restrictor 419.00
Increase or decrease water allocation 419.00
Stanway/Halcombe Rural Water Scheme
Connection fee (owner pays all pipe work) 1,432.00
Disconnection 503.00
Remove or replace flow restrictor 419.00
Increase or decrease water allocation 419.00
Waituna West Rural Water Scheme
Connection fee (owner pays all pipe work) 1,432.00
Disconnection 503.00
Remove or replace flow restrictor 419.00
Increase or decrease water allocation 419.00
Capital Contributions - Units of Demand * 
Feilding Water - where development contributions are not charged7,126.00
Himatangi Beach Water Scheme7,126.00
Ohakea Rural Water Scheme9,108.00
Rongotea Water Scheme7,126.00
Sanson Water Scheme7,126.00
Stanway/Halcombe Rural Water Scheme4,546.00
Waituna West Rural Water Scheme5,168.00
* typically per dwelling