Burdekin Shire Council charges users a two part water tariff that includes a fixed access charge and a consumption charge. Water meters are read twice per year in May/June and October/November. Water charge notices are sent out in August/September along with the annual rates notice and also in December or January of the following year.
Council resolved that the following pricing structure be adopted for water supply for 2014/15:
|Access Charge -||$406 for zero allocation|
|Consumption Charges -||16 cents per kilolitre for usage from 0 to 1,000 kls|
80 cents per kilolitre for usage over 1,000 kls