From 1 July 2022, Christchurch and Banks Peninsula households that regularly use much more water than the average will pay extra for their water supply. Know and reduce your property's water use with our Water Reporter.
At least 70 standard buckets of water per day.
540L to 700L
About 54 to 70 standard buckets of water per day.
Up to 54 standard buckets of water per day.
Heads up! You don't need to pay anything yet, but you will need to pay for any excess water use recorded at your property each quarter from July 2022.
Practising good water-saving habits now could save you money.
Learn more about the upcoming Excess Water Supply Targeted Rate.
A high water meter reading could be the result of a number of things.
Plants need less water when the sun’s not out and the wind's died down, which could save you money from July 2022.
Plus it helps everyone if you can avoid watering your garden between 3pm and 9pm.
It takes the pressure off our pumps and pipes during evening peak demand over summer.