Responsibility for water meters | Redland City Council

Responsibility for water meters

Water meters are the property of Redland City Council. Under Section 191 of the Queensland Government Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 [PDF 2MB], it is an offence to connect to or disconnect from the water provider’s infrastructure (Redland City Council) without their written consent.

The diagram below illustrates responsibility for water meters.

Diagram showing responsibilities for a water meter

Learn more about connection, relocation and disconnection

Replacing a water meter

It is an offence to interfere with a water provider’s infrastructure, which includes the water meter, without written consent - refer to section 192 of the Queensland Government Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 [PDF 2MB].

This includes building over or interfering with access to the infrastructure.

If the water meter or the pipes connected to it from the street side of the water meter are damaged or leaking, please contact us immediately on (07) 3829 8999.