Water supply & use

Saving water

Information on saving water and permitted watering times (water restrictions). Read more on the management of water in the Cairns region. Read more

Smart water meters

The Smart Water Meter project plays a key role in helping us to help you quickly identify leaks, enable more timely repairs to better manage your water usage and save you money. Read more

Water sources and supply

Information about water sources and water supply in the Cairns region, including Copperlode Falls Dam, Lake Morris, Behana Creek, Council's Water Treatment Plants. Read more

Water education

Smarter with our water: Cairns water education program - free program delivered to Cairns schools utilising the WaterWhys Education and Training (WET) Van Read more

Our water security

Water Security Advisory Group provide advice and recommendations to Council for legislative compliance/reporting, community engagement, and project advice and stakeholder input. Read more

Wastewater management

Wastewater management for the Cairns region including information about Council's wastewater treatment facilities. Read more

Laboratory Services

The council laboratory offers a range of services to industry and the community, comprising of both chemical and microbiological laboratories. Read more

Forms

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

Plumbing services

Plumbing applications and inspections, water meter and connection services. Read more

Trade waste

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

Water billing

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

Smart Catchments: Saltwater Creek

Smart Catchments: Saltwater Creek is a pilot study using innovative smart technology to reduce urban environmental impacts on the Great Barrier Reef. Read more

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. Read more

Drains, sinks and toilets

Everything you flush down the toilet or pour down the drain goes through our sewerage systems. Think before you flush and keep our pipes clean. Read more
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Last updated: 08 August 2019