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Building, Renovating & Developing/Building and renovating/Alter an existing connection
If you're renovating, the location of your sewer or water connections might need to change. This may be because you're moving the location of a shower, toilet, sink or other fixture.
Changing pipes within your property (excluding the pipe between the water main and your water meter):
You don't need Western Water's permission to change the water pipes within your property. However, you should use a licensed plumber, and they should complete works in accordance with Western Water's Metering and Servicing Guidelines.
Moving your water meter(s):
Moving a water meter up to 1.5m directly left or right of its original location:
Moving a water meter further than 1.5m directly left or right of its original location:
Plugging (disconnecting) your water service:
To apply to plug or relocate a water service:
Before you start renovating, you need to get permission from Western Water to alter your sewer connection.
To apply to alter your sewer connection, you will need to:
$110.01 per application
Applications may take up to 10 working days to process.