Pric­ing facts

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

The sys­tem in­tro­duced on July 1 last year was a twotar­iff pric­ing scheme for wa­ter, in­clud­ing an an­nual $ 454 con­nec­tion fee and a 65c/ kL con­sump­tion charge.

Un­der the pre­vi­ous wa­ter pric­ing sys­tem, res­i­dents were charged an an­nual fee of $ 638 for 772kL of wa­ter.

Un­der the new scheme, res­i­dents us­ing an av­er­age 400kL of wa­ter would pay $ 714 a year. If a res­i­dent used 772kL, they would pay more than $ 900.

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