Connect to our water network

map of pipe network

A simple guide for customer who want to connect to our public water supply or wastewater networks.

Check you can connect

Go to Far North Maps

  • Visit Far North Maps
  • In the search box (top right hand corner), enter the address you want to check.
  • Select the correct full address from the column that appears on the far left of your screen.

"I want to"

  • Click the blue "I want to" box and select the option Change visible map layers

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  •  Now scroll down to find the 3 Waters Services box and make sure it is selected (ticked).

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Is there a pipe network?

  • Check the map to see any pipe networks in the vicinity of the property you are checking.
  • If there is (see below), you should be able to connect.

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How to apply

Complete application

Download and print the appropriate application form.

Make sure you complete the checklist at the bottom of the form, and include all the required information to apply for water connection at your residential or commercial property.

Check your backflow

You should have a backflow prevention device at your boundary. Our IAM Development Engineer can help - call 0800 920 029.

Get your site plan

You need to include a copy of your property's site and drainage plan (as-built) with your application. We can provide these plans. Call us on 0800 920 029.

Submit

Submit your form with your site plan to the Council. Either drop it off at a Service Centre or post to:

Far North District Council
Private Bag 752
Kaikohe 0440

Fees and charges

A non-refundable $44.00 fee for service is payable on lodging your application. Find out more about fees and charges.