Guidelines for water meter installation

Information on the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation's requirements for installing water meters.
Last updated: 10 March 2023

These guidelines have been developed to:

  • provide a statewide protocol for the installation of department-approved water meters
  • ensure water meters are correctly fitted to provide accurate water use information for water resource management and planning purposes
  • provide information for water users and stakeholders of the department's legislation and standards relating to water meters
  • assist in the investigative process for water licensing compliance and enforcement.

Please download the document below.