The following diagram helps you read your water meter and keep track of how much water your household is using.
Most meters are metric and read in kilolitres as follows:
This reads 7,894.62 kilolitres which is equal to 7,894,620 litres.
You can use your water meter reading to calculate your next water consumption bill.
Step 1: Take down your current meter reading then subtract the reading from your most recent notice
Step 2: Multiply this amount by the current water consumption charge for your water scheme
Any maintenance to water meters is the responsibility of Council and it is illegal for residents to tamper with the water meter. Should residents notice the water meter leaking or has sustained damage please contact Council. Residents should be aware that any intentional damage to the water meter will be an expense to the owner.
Reducing recorded consumption is an illegal practice and can result in any or all of the below consequences:
Residents who notice damage to their water meter, or who have any queries or concerns regarding their water supply, are encouraged to contact Council on (07) 4970 0700.
(07) 4970 0700
8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday
PO Box 29
Gladstone Qld 4680