Approval to Disconnect Water and Sewerage Services - New South Wales


You will require this approval to disconnect from a water supply or sewerage service operated by the Hunter Water Corporation. You may be required to have your disconnections inspected by Hunter Water.

Please consult with your local council or Hunter Water for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You may disconnect from Hunter Water's services if you have:

  • complied with all applicable health, environmental and local council regulatory requirements
  • provide Hunter Water with any information they may reasonably require
  • returned the water meter (if disconnecting water)
  • submitted an application form and booked an inspection date
  • used a licensed plumber.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $27.75

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Miscellaneous Fees - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Hunter Water Act 1991 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Hunter Water Regulations 2015 New South Wales

Additional information

Two business days notice are required before works are to be undertaken.

Administering agency

Hunter Water Corporation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Centre

Hunter Water Corporation

New South Wales
Operating address: 36 Honeysuckle Drive
Newcastle, New South Wales 2300
Operating address: 128 Main Road
Speers Point, New South Wales 2284
Operating address: 285 High Street
Maitland, New South Wales 2320
Phone: 1300 657 657
Fax: 02 4979 9711