Bulk water supply

Operating a bulk water filling station

The bulk water filling stations have been provided to assist the community and businesses within the region to have easy access to Council’s water infrastructure. While the Council has provided these bulk water filling stations care must be taken by each approved applicant to ensure that all employees or persons acting on the applicants behalf takes responsibility to prevent any injury to person or property.

Note: all road and traffic regulations must be adhered to by the operator of the vehicle when approaching and exiting the bulk water filling station.

50mm bulk water filling station

All 50mm bulk water filling stations consist of a station cabinet for receiving and removing of appointed tag and dispensing / delivery hose. To use the filling station please follow the below instructions:

  1. Position the single container e.g. 1,000 litre tote container) directly under the dispensing / delivery hose.
  2. Insert the bulk water filling tag into the receiving port of the bulk water filling station cabinet.
  3. Note that for every pulse of the tag the filling station will dispense 100 litres of water into the single container. When the display reaches the desired amount, remove the bulk water filling tag from the receiving port.
  4. Wait for water to stop flowing before the removal of the hose from the container.

100mm bulk water filling station

All 100mm bulk water filling stations consist of a station cabinet for receiving and removing of appointed tag and 100mm camlock fitting (outlet). To use the filling station please follow the below instructions:

  1. Position the water carrying vehicle so that the filling hose will reach the outlet of the bulk water filling station.
  2. Connect the filling hose from the bulk water carrying vehicle to the outlet of the bulk water filling station.
  3. Open the ball valve at the outlet of the bulk water filling station so that the handle of the outlet is parallel with the ball valve.
  4. Insert the bulk water filling tag into the receiving port of the bulk water filling station cabinet.
  5. Note that for every pulse of the tag the filling station will dispense 100 litres of water into the carrying vehicle. When the display reaches the desired amount, remove the bulk water filling tag from the receiving port.
  6. Wait for water to stop flowing and then close the ball valve at outlet of bulk water filling station.
  7. Disconnect filling hose from bulk water filling station before removing the water carrying vehicle.

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