Water meter approval - Wide Bay Water Corporation - Queensland


You will need this approval to install, alter, disconnect or remove a water meter. Water meters can be connected to residential and commercial properties.

A water meter is a device that records the amount of water being used on your property. Your meter will usually be located near the front boundary of your property inside a meter box.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You may be required to ensure that all lot numbers and boundary pegs are clearly visible on the property before the water meters are installed. In some cases, you may also be required to install a conduit by under-road boring.

You may also be required to get your property surveyed prior to submitting your application.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.


Application process


If you are applying for a commercial water meter connection, you may be required to provide hydraulic plans with your application.

For commercial properties intending to connect a water meter, you may need to supply the relevant Operational Works (OPW) or Reconfigure a Lot (RAL) approvals.

Additional information

Water meters must be installed by a licensed plumber. It is an offence if anyone other than a licensed plumber installs a water meter.

Wide Bay Water is responsible for water management within the Fraser Coast Regional Council. If you reside in this council area, you will need to apply for this approval through this service provider.

Administering agency

Wide Bay 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:


Wide Bay Water Corporation

Operating address: 31 Ellengowan Street
Urangan, Queensland 4655
Mailing address: PO BOX 5499
Torquay, Queensland 4655
Phone: 1300 808 888
Email: wbw@widebaywater.qld.gov.au
Website: Wide Bay Water (Opens in new window)