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  • Please familiarise yourself with our terms and conditions for new water connections:
  • - One domestic water connection is allowed per property title/ valuation number at all times. Please check the water supply availability in the area: when the water supply is ‘open’ you may be authorised to get a new connection on a property that does not have any yet. You may then proceed with applying for a new connection and choosing a contractor to carry out the work: either any qualified private contractor toor the Council's maintenance contractor SICON Ltd (ph. 03 318 8320 ; email:
  • - You must declare in the form that the work carried out by your private contractor will meet the Selwyn District Council’s Infrastructure design standards [PDF, 2078 KB] and submit the As- built form  [PDF, 149 KB] to the Council two workings days after completion at the most.
  • - You must submit this form to the Council at least 8 working days prior to commencement of connection work (10 working days for water main shut-down).
  • - Check on whether your onsite activities require a backflow prevention device to be installed.
  • - Check on other authorisations you might need to apply for to complete your project.
  • Important: Any work which involves connecting to the Council’s water main must be supervised by SICON Ltd.

    (if applicable)
    Please enter your full name
    This address will be used for all communication about this application
    Please add a valid number for our maintenance contractor to contact you
    Note that this address will be used by SICON Ltd to bill the supervision of approved work
    Add full address of the property in the field below
    Please add the property valuation number in this field if known
    Use drop-down menu below - This is a mandatory field
    This will help us assess your right to get a new water connection
    This can be a company name for a new development
    If different from the applicant's
    If different from the applicant's
    (this is required to determine the level of backflow prevention required)
    (Enter DD/ MM/ YYYY in the field below)
    Please let us know how many units you would like to request. Your request will be assessed by our engineer.
    (number only)
    (number only)
    Pressure testing complete? * (if known)
    (add company's name, if applicable)
    Chlorination complete? * (if known)
    Please attach any supporting certificates here
    Use drop down menu below - The Council contractor SICON will contact you to arrange for the supervision or the entire connection work to be carried out.
    If you prefer engaging a private contractor, you must declare that: Applicable to customers who are not engaging SICON to complete the work
    (If known)
    Enter the applicant's name below

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