Burdekin residents will this week receive their half-year water consumption notices.
Mayor Bill Lowis said it had been decided to allow an extra week for payment of the notices due to the Christmas closure of Council.
“Your notices will be due on January 19, 2015 and I would urge residents who pay electronically to check the reference number,” he said.
“We have had issues in the past with ratepayers making payment for their water usage to their rates reference number.
“To ensure payments are applied to the correct account make sure you use the Biller and reference numbers on the notice.
“Council has several Biller numbers which are unique to the type of account you are paying such as rates, animal registration and debtors’ invoices.”