Apply for a Unitywater Search Certificate


Properties with or without water meters


New - Apply online

Water Search Certificate requests are now available online through My Account, where you can now track your request history and set-up a sundry account.

Log in to My Account and select the My Requests tab where you will find Search Certificate requests.

You can take advantage of making requests online anytime, anywhere simply by setting up a general sundry account. Setting up a sundry account is easy, please email us via our online request form or call 1300 0 UNITY (1300 086 489) weekdays 8.30am – 5pm. It just takes a few minutes and then you’re ready to go!

How much does it cost

Search requested 2016-2017 prices

Water supply and sewerage services search
(property with NO water meter)


Water supply and sewerage services search
(property with water meter)











How do I pay?

You can pay using your credit card or on your 14 day sundry account if you are a My Account customer.

What do you receive

Water supply and sewerage services search

You will receive a search certificate that provides details of:

  • a special water meter reading (if the property has a water meter);
  • available and/or connected services;
  • outstanding water supply and sewerage charges;
  • interest on outstanding charges (if applicable);
  • encumbrances, such as capital contributions (if applicable); and
  • recoverable debt due to sale of property (if applicable).

See a sample of the Unitywater search certificate (PDF).

Note: An updated account balance will be provided to the solicitor at settlement including any interim payments e.g. regular direct debit payments.

Trade waste search


Your step-by-step guide

This is not currently available online. For a step-by-step guide on how to apply for and use the Unitywater Search Certificate, please download Your Guide to the Unitywater Search Certificate (PDF)

How to apply

To apply for a special meter reading and search certificate, please complete the Unitywater search application (PDF).

How much does it cost

Search requested 2016-2017 prices
Trade waste search $204.00




What do you receive

You will receive a printed report (via email or mail) that:

  • confirms that the trade waste system currently installed on the premises is compliant with Trade Waste Permit conditions (on-site inspection of trade waste system); and
  • provides details of conditions which apply to the current Trade Waste Permit.

    Did You Know
  • Approximately one pool in every 20 has a leak! Even a minor leak can result in a major water loss.  Under pressure a tiny leak can lose more than 3000 litres a day.