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Unitywater charges for WATER  Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Water usage tier 1 (0 - 822L/day1)

You pay this variable charge based on the amount of water used. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $0.667  $0.667  $0.667 

Water usage tier 2 (above 822L/day)

You pay this variable charge based on the amount of water used. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $1.333  $1.333  $1.333 

Water access2

You pay this fixed charge for connection, or ability to connect, to our water network. Read more

 Per day $0.718  $0.703  $0.685 
State Government charge 
Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Bulk water

The State Government sets this price. Unitywater is required to pass this on to our customers at cost. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $2.953  $2.785  $2.616 

1: A separate water usage tier will be applicable for each unit in a residential unit complex.

2: Minimum charge for each lot, whether connected, unconnected or strata titled. The charge is for both no meter and for meters up to and including 25mm. Higher charges apply to larger meters. A water access charge applies for each unit in a residential unit complex. Annual charge equivalent to a standard 365-day year is $262.07.

3. Unitywater is required to pass this on to customers at cost. All bulk water charges are passed back to the State Government and we do not profit from this charge.

NOTE: 1 kL (kilolitre) = 1000L (litres)

Unitywater charges for SEWERAGE  Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Sewerage usage (capped at 740L/day1)

You pay this variable charge for sewage treatment and disposal. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $0.667  $0.667  $0.667 

Sewerage usage percentage

  90%  90%  90% 

Sewerage access2

You pay this fixed charge for connection, or ability to connect, to our sewerage system. Read more

 Per day $1.502#  $1.499#  $1.492# 

1: Sewerage usage charge is based on water usage multiplied by a 90% sewerage usage percentage, capped at 740 litres per day. The maximum sewerage usage charge based on 90% sewerage usage is $180.16 for a 365-day year. A separate sewerage usage cap will be applicable for each unit in a residential unit complex.

2: Minimum charge for each lot whether connected, unconnected, strata titled, or with no meter. Sewerage access charge is based on a 90% sewerage usage percentage and will apply for each unit in a residential unit complex. Annual charge equivalent to a standard 365-day year is $548.23.

#: 90% sewerage usage percentage has already been applied to the displayed price.

NOTE: 1 kL (kilolitre) = 1000L (litres)

A property is considered a retirement village where it meets the following criteria:

  1. The property’s primary use is as a retirement village or aged care facility (This excludes hospitals and medical facilities)
  2. The property is not strata or group titled
  3. The Land Use Code is:
    - 2100 series: Residential institutions, aged people’s homes (Non-Medical Care), or
    - 2700 series: Aged people’s home, nursing home, convalescent homes.
Unitywater charges for WATER  Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Water usage

You pay this variable charge based on the amount of water used. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $1.333   $1.333 $1.333 

Water access1

You pay this fixed charge for connection, or ability to connect, to our water network. Read more

 Per day $0.718  $0.703 $0.685 
State Government charge 
Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Bulk water2

The State Government sets this price. Unitywater is required to pass this on to our customers at cost. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $2.953   $2.785 $2.616 

1: Charge is for no meter and for meters up to and including 25 mm. Higher charges apply to larger meters. Annual charge equivalent to a standard 365-day year is $262.07.

2. Unitywater is required to pass this on to customers at cost. All bulk water charges are passed back to the State Government and we do not profit from this charge.

Dedicated fire service meters are not levied access charges and receive a usage allowance for testing purposes. As per the Water Supply Safety and Reliability Act (2008), a customer must notify Unitywater immediately if water has been used for fire-fighting purposes.

NOTE: 1 kL (kilolitre) = 1000L (litres)

Unitywater charges for SEWERAGE  Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Sewerage usage1

You pay this variable charge for sewage treatment and disposal. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $1.333   $1.333 $1.333 
Sewerage usage percentage   90%  90%  90% 

Sewerage access2

You pay this fixed charge for connection, or ability to connect, to our sewerage system. Read more

 Per day $1.502#  $1.499#  $1.492# 

1: Sewerage usage charge is based on water usage multiplied by a 90% sewerage usage percentage.

2: Sewerage access fees charged based on the size of the meter and 90% sewerage usage percentage. Above charge is for no meter and meters up to and including 25mm. Higher charges apply to larger meters. Annual charge equivalent to a standard 365-day year is $548.23.

#: 90% sewerage usage percentage has already been applied to the displayed price

NOTE: 1 kL (kilolitre) = 1000L (litres)


A customer is classified as a not-for-profit, community or sporting group only upon direction from either Moreton Bay Regional Council, Sunshine Coast Regional Council or Noosa Shire Council.

 

Unitywater charges for WATER  Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Water usage tier 1 (0 - 822L/day)

You pay this variable charge based on the amount of water used. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $0.667   $0.667 $0.667 

Water usage tier 2 (above 822L/day)

You pay this variable charge based on the amount of water used. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $1.333   $1.333 $1.333 

Water access1

You pay this fixed charge for connection, or ability to connect, to our water network. Read more

 Per day $0.718  $0.703 $0.685 
State Government charge 
Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Bulk water2 

The State Government sets this price. Unitywater is required to pass this on to our customers at cost. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $2.953   $2.785 $2.616 

1: Minimum charge for each lot, whether connected, unconnected or strata titled. The charge is for both no meter and for meters up to and including 25mm. Higher charges apply to larger meters. Annual charge equivalent to a standard 365-day year is $262.07.

2. Unitywater is required to pass this on to customers at cost. All bulk water charges are passed back to the State Government and we do not profit from this charge.

Dedicated fire service meters are not levied access charges and receive a usage allowance for testing purposes. As per the Water Supply Safety and Reliability Act (2008), a customer is required to notify Unitywater immediately if water has been used for fire fighting purposes.

NOTE: 1 kL (kilolitre) = 1000L (litres)

Unitywater charges for SEWERAGE  Unit

2019-20

2018-19 2017-18

Sewerage usage tier 1 (0 - 740L/day1)

You pay this variable charge for sewage treatment and disposal. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $0.667   $0.667 $0.667 

Sewerage usage tier 2 (above 740L/day1)

You pay this variable charge for sewage treatment and disposal. Read more.

 Per kL (1000L) $1.333   $1.333 $1.333 

Sewerage access2

You pay this fixed charge for connection, or ability to connect, to our sewerage system. Read more

 Per day $1.502#  $1.499#  $1.492# 

1: Sewerage usage charge is based on water usage multiplied by a sewerage usage percentage based on the property land use type.

2: Charged for each lot whether connected, unconnected, strata titled, or with no meter. Sewerage access fees charged based on the size of the meter and sewerage usage percentage based on the property land use type. Above charge is for no meter and for meters up to and including 25mm with 90% sewerage usage percentage. Higher charges apply to larger meters. Annual charge equivalent to a standard 365-day year is $548.23. 

#: 90% sewerage usage percentage has already been applied to the displayed price

NOTE: 1 kL (kilolitre) = 1000L (litres)