Water filling stations and water carters



Council’s Water Filling Stations  (PDF 1.3MB) offer a convenient means for contractors, water carters and other customers to access drinking water in a number of locations throughout the Dubbo (PDF 1.6MB) and Wellington (PDF 380.8KB) region. 
Customers wishing to use the Water Filling Stations need to apply to Council for an account and access key. Bulk water charges and a key deposit fee apply, as per Council’s Revenue Policy. In 2017/18, the charge for bulk water purchase in the Dubbo area is $3.30 per kilolitre (1,000 L) and $3.21 per kilolitre (1,000 L) in Wellington, Mumbil and Geurie.

An application form for an account key can be obtained from Council’s Customer Service Centre Dubbo office in Church Street, Dubbo or Wellington office corner Nanima Crescent & Warne Street, Wellington.

For instructions and conditions for using Council's Water Filling Stations please read the below documents.

Water Filling Station - Conditions of Use (PDF 320.9KB)

Water Filling Station - Instructions (PDF 213.2KB)


A drinking water carter must make and keep for at least six months a record of:

  • The name of the water supplier from which the water carter received drinking water
  • The name and address of each person to whom the water carter supplied water
  • The place, date, time and volume of water supplied to that person
  • Details of any substances other than drinking water transported in any water tank used by the water carter, and
  • The dates on which any water tank used by the water carter was cleaned.

The legislation also requires that by 1 September 2014 drinking water carters must develop and adhere to a quality assurance program.  A copy of the completed document must be provided to the local Public Health Unit.

Information for Councils and water carters is on the NSW Health website.

Contact Council’s Environmental Services Division on (02) 6801 4000 for further information.

Last Edited: 23 Jan 2018

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