Mon­i­tor wa­ter us­age to de­tect leaks

Isis Town and Country - - News -

WA­TER me­ters across the re­gion will be read over the com­ing months for the half-year pe­riod end­ing De­cem­ber 31, 2015.

Childers and sur­round­ing ar­eas will be read in Novem­ber and De­cem­ber, and Gin Gin and sur­rounds in De­cem­ber.

The coun­cil will en­deav­our to ad­vise ratepay­ers in writ­ing if wa­ter con­sump­tion is con­sid­er­ably higher than nor­mal, as that may in­di­cate a wa­ter leak on the prop­erty.

Ratepay­ers are en­cour­aged to mon­i­tor the us­age and check the wa­ter me­ter read­ings regularly to de­tect pos­si­ble leaks.

Should ratepay­ers ex­pe­ri­ence a wa­ter leak, they may be el­i­gi­ble for re­lief from the re­sult­ing higher than nor­mal wa­ter charges.

For the safety of the coun­cil’s wa­ter me­ter read­ing con­trac­tors, ratepay­ers are re­quested to en­sure dogs are se­cured within the prop­erty bound­ary.

For any wa­ter rates in­quiries, ratepay­ers can con­tact the Bund­aberg Re­gional Coun­cil by phone on 1300 883 699, or e-mail ceo@bund­

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