Water Accounts

Water Accounts

Residents receive a Water Consumption Advice that accompanies each rate notice. A summary of amount payable is contained on the rates notice itself with more details contained on the Consumption Advice. Your water access charge will appear directly on the July rates notice.

What do these terms mean?

Assessment Number

This is your property identification number.  Please quote this number or the address of the property if you need to discuss your account with Bathurst Regional Council.  This will help our staff to deliver you a speedy service.

Property Address

This is the address that the account relates to.   

Meter Number

This is the number of the meter at your property, the meter number is unique and can be cross-referenced to your property address.

Previous Date

This is the date the meter was read last, prior to the current reading.

Previous Reading

This is the quantity of water in kilolitres that has been consumed since the meter was installed at the property. The figure reflects the amount used since the previous meter reading.

Current Date

This is the most recent date the meter was read last.

Current Reading

This is the quantity of water in kilolitres that been consumed since the meter was installed at the property. The figure reflects the amount used as of the current meter reading.

Days

This is the amount of days of water usage included in the billing quarter, it also reflects the number of days between meter reads.

Consumption

This is the total amount of water consumed during the period in kilolitres (a kilolitre is one thousand litres).

Rate

The rate reflects the cost per kilolitre of water consumed, there is a price step after the first 250 kilolitres of water has been consumed. The rate for 2019/2020 is $2.22 for the first per kilolitre for the first 250 kilolitres and then $3.33 for every kilolitre above that step. 

Tariff

This is the type of water that the property is metered for, most residential homes will be metered for residential filtered water.

Average Daily Consumption

This is the amount of water used on average by the household for each day of the billing period.