Water services

Water at home

Saving water

Tips for saving water and information on permitted watering times. Read more on the management of water in the Cairns region. More...

Water sources and supply

Water sources and supply

Information about water sources and water supply in the Cairns region. Includes information about Copperlode Falls Dam, Lake Morris, Behana Creek, Rex Creek, and Council's Water Treatment Plants. More...

wastewater treatment plant

Wastewater management

Wastewater management for the Cairns region including information about the Cleaner Seas project and recycled water. More...

water education

Education

Council's water education project officer is available to assist schools, local business and community groups to plan, implement and evaluate water education activities. More...

Forms and permits

Forms

Forms and permits for Direct Debit, Trade waste, Waste & recycling, Water / water billing, Plumbing services and Water Laboratory services. More...

Water Services

Plumbing services

Plumbing assessment, inspections, compliance certificates on plumbing and drainage work and on-site sewerage installations on all buildings in the Cairns regional area. Inspection and testing on water supply and sewerage installation in new subdivisions. More...

Cairns Water projects

Projects

Cairns Regional Council is delivering a range of capital works and operational projects to meet our community's water and waste needs, now and into the future. More...

Trade waste

Trade waste

Trade waste is a liquid discharge containing trade or factory wastes, chemicals or other impurities from any business, trade or manufacturing premises More...

Water Billing

Water billing

Council reads water meters three times each financial year, and issues water notice bills to some 65,000 customers. More...

Cairns water lab

Water strategy & policy

Council's Water & Waste unit works to deliver quality and reliable water, wastewater and waste services that meet the needs of our community in a financially and environmentally sustainable manner. More...