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Our new swipe tag standpipes are very easy to use! As well as more accurately recording your water usage, they allow you 24-hour access and are solar powered.

How to utilise service


IMPORTANT: Ensure valve is in the closed position prior to commencing

1. Connect camlock fitting to outlet pipe and ensure hose is positioned to receive water;

2. Check the display screen which should read as follows:

Standpipe screen

3. Hold tag on swipe panel on front of cabinet and ensure tag has validated^ The display screen will show the following:

Tag number

Note: It may take a couple of seconds to register.

4. Press the green button on cabinet;

5. Open valve slowly in a clockwise direction and fill water receptacle. You should see the litres taken on the display.

6. Press the red button on the cabinet to stop the flow;

7. Close the valve fully in a counter clockwise direction;

8. Disconnect Cam Lock and remove hose.


^If card does not validate or shows an error, please contact GWMWater on 1300 659 961 for assistance. 

Further information...

Apply for a standpipe access

GWMWater now operates two types of standpipes; metered hydrants and swipe card standpipes.





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