Tag Archive: Water

Nov 15 2017

The Real Cost of Water Rate rises in Lockey Valley, in 2017

The Real Cost of Water Rate rises in Lockey Valley, in 2017.

The Council part of the price of Water in Locker Valley has almost doubled, from 27 cents per kL to 48.2 cents per kL. (A rise of 85.38%)

But in real terms, a usage of 22kL in the quarter would mean a rise of 2.44%, the total bill rising from $262.17 to $268.57.
And a usage of 35kL in the quarter would mean a rise of 3.88%, the total bill would rise from $301.27 to $311.46.

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Nov 15 2017

Average Daily Residential Water Consumption in Queensland

South East Queensland Average daily residential water consumption was 159 Litres per person in September 2015
South East Queensland has reduced its average water consumption by almost 16% in the period between 2012 and Sept 2015, but some area have done much Better, and Worse.
The Scenic Rim area has been best with a reduction from 190 litres per person to just 101, although both those numbers look out of the normal range.

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Sep 07 2017

Water Costs when Renting in Sydney, NSW

How Much Does a Tenant Pay For Water in Sydney, NSW

A landlord can only ask a tenant to pay for water charges if certain conditions are met by the property.

An example of a Water Bill, as an Owner:

$262 Total Charge
$ 81 Fixed Charge Water Access
$115 Fixed Charge Sewerage Access
$ 66 Water usage

Based on that Bill, a tenant could only be charged the $66 for the water usage.

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Dec 07 2015

Bulk Water Prices in Queensland 2013-2018

Changes in Queenslands Bulk Water Prices between 2013 and 2018 Bulk water price increases based on household using 200 kilolitres per year Percentage Change from 2013-14 to 2017-18 49.3% Redland 41.0% Sunshine Coast and Noosa 25.7% Ipswich 22.4% Brisbane 15.6% Moreton Bay 14.0% Gold Coast 12.8% Lockyer Valley 8.3% Scenic Rim 7.0% Logan -1.9% Somerset …

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Apr 01 2011

$250,786 water bill for Gold Coast household

Quarter of a Million Dollar Water Bill In the news on 1st April 2011, it has been reported that Gold Coast residents, Steven and Faith Nash have received a $ 250,786.60 water bill from Allconnex water, covering the six month period from June 6, 2010 to December 12, 2010. An April Fools Joke ? That …

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Jun 27 2010

Average Water Use in Australia

Average Water Use and Cost In Australia Average Australian water and sewerage bills for 2011-2012 Annual $ – Council area $1,133.86 – Brisbane PDF for Brisbane $1,141.97 – Lockyer Valley PDF for Lockyer Valley $1,178.47 – Sunshine Coast PDF for Sunshine Coast $1,196.94 – Somerset (Kilcoy) PDF for Somerset (Kilcoy) $1,254.60 – Moreton Bay (Redcliffe) …

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Nov 02 2009

Water Cost when Renting Property

When a tenant rents a property in Australia they sometimes, but not always, have to pay for part of the water costs. This has been confusing for many people as the rules are different in each state of Australia. The following information, with links for checking any recent changes, may help in understanding what is …

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Sep 24 2009

SE Queensland Water Restriction Removed

For Nine days from 26th September 2009, SEQLD residents will be allowed unlimited water use for cleaning up after the Dust Storm on 23rd September. An official source for information: www.qwc.qld.gov.au/tiki-read_article.php?articleId=364 24 Sep 2009 South East Queensland residents and industry will have a nine-day special exemption to wash away dust blanketing cars and buildings following …

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Aug 29 2009

Water Supply Dam Levels in Queensland

Water Supply Dam Levels in Queensland Due to recent draughts and water restrictions in Australia, many people will be concerned about the availability of water in their area. Current Queensland Dam levels can be checked at: http://seqwater.com.au/public/dam-levels Some historical figures for the dam levels for the main three Brisbane Dams are shown here: Combined total …

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