Water Services / subdivisional connections

Information & applications for new residential water service; rural water service; commercial water service; subdivisional connections; water service relocation; subsidiary water meter; alterations to sewer and water mains.

Water services forms

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01. Application for a 20mm Domestic Rural Water Service (57.7 KB)
This application is required to connect a Rural zoned parcel of land to Council infrastructure. Prior to lodgement of this application, please contact Cairns Regional Council to obtain a free quote for the works to be carried out. Once the quote is accepted by the owner/applicant, complete this form, attach a copy of the quote and lodge with relevant fees to Cairns Regional Council.

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03. Accept Quote
This online application can be used to accept and pay for a Water Services quote provided to you by Cairns Regional Council. Please note the Terms and Conditions specified on the application.

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04. Application for a 20mm Domestic/Urban or Recycled Water Service (54.7 KB)
This application is required to connect a Residential / Low Density Residential parcel of land parcel of land to Council infrastructure Cairns Regional Council endeavours to carry out the works within 20 business days from the date of receipt.

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05. Application for a 20mm Urban Domestic Water Service
This online application can be used to submit and pay for a 20mm domestic water connection on a residential property. Council will endeavour to carry out the works within 10-20 business days of a completed application being received and paid for. Please note the Terms and Conditions specified on the application.

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06. Application for a Commercial Water Service, Fire Hydrant or Subdivisional Connection (103.4 KB)
This application is required to connect/upgrade a parcel of land to Council infrastructure. Used for Commercial Services, Fire Service, Fire Hydrants and Subdivisional Connections. After lodgement of this application, Cairns Regional Council will contact the applicant and provide a fee estimate, prior to commencement of the works. Cairns Regional Council endeavours to carry out the works within 20 business days of receiving the signed fee estimate acceptance remittance.

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07. Application for Relocation/Renewal Water Service 20mm Domestic (63.5 KB)
This application applies to the relocation/renewal of a 20mm Domestic Water Service. Prior to lodgement of this application, please contact Cairns Regional Council to obtain a free quote for the works to be carried out. Once the quote is accepted by the owner/applicant, complete this form, attach a copy of the quote and lodge with relevant fees to Cairns Regional Council. We endeavour to carry out the works within 20 business days from the date of receipt.

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10. Application for Relocation/Renewal Water Service Commercial & Rural (64.7 KB)
This application applies to the relocation/renewal of a Commercial and Rural Water Service. Prior to lodgement of this application, please contact Cairns Regional Council to obtain a free quote for the works to be carried out. Once the quote is accepted by the owner/applicant, complete this form, attach a copy of the quote and lodge with relevant fees to Cairns Regional Council

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12. Application for Subsidiary Water Meters (34.4 KB)
This Application applies to existing properties constructed pre 31 December 2007. A subsidiary water meter is additional water meters installed downstream of Council’s master water meter (usually found at the properties front boundary or fence line). These meters may be installed to record the use of individual units/duplex so that independent billing may be achieved.

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13. Commissioning of pump station (29.5 KB)
Application for commissioning of a pump station.

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14. Hydrant test for pressure and flow rate (73.0 KB)
Use this form to request a pressure and flow rate test of a hydrant and mains.

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15. Online Water services applications FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions page for online Water Services applications

Last updated: 16 March 2015