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Accessing tanker filling stations

We have filling stations at 11 locations across Auckland that can be accessed by tanker operators requiring bulk quantities of water.

Rodney ​Silverdale - 3 Bluegum Avenue
Wellsford - 103 Centennial Park Road
Warkworth - Opposite number 38 Hamatana Road, Snells Beach
Helensville - 37 Mill Road
Peter Snell Village - Opposite 1191 Whangaparoa Road
Whangaparoa - 651 Whangaparoa Road
​Massey - 7 to 9 Westgate Drive
​North Shore Albany - ​21 to 31 Oteha Valley Road Extension
Paremoremo - 31 Attwood Road
​Franklin ​Pukekohe - 45 to 47 Johns Street
​Manukau Otara - Jarvis Way

To access a tanker filling station, please complete the Standpipe Hire and Fire Hydrant Permit Application Form and send it to us at least one week before the required access date.
If the water will be used for drinking water, a Ministry of Health registration certificate is also required. Click here for more information.

See the source, distribution zone and treatment plant details required when completing the Ministry of Health application.

What does it cost?

- A bond of $1,000 is required with every application. This will be reimbursed upon the termination of the agreement.
- An annual permit fee of $1,520 (GST excl.). This is a fixed charge, per year.
- Volumetric water charges at the standard rate will also apply.
Please see our latest non-domestic water, wastewater and other charges.
To pay via internet banking, please email standpipes@water.co.nz along with the completed application and Ministry of Health registration certificate (if necessary).
Cheques can be posted with the completed application and Ministry of Health registration certificate (if necessary) to:
Backflow and Metering Team
Watercare Services Ltd
Private Bag 92-521
Wellesley Street

Keys will be despatched within two working days once all required documents and payments are received.
If you wish to hire a standpipe, click here.