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Request Water Account - New Construction
Commercial Account

Are you requesting a meter installation for a newly constructed commercial property on municipal service? Use this online form to establish a billing account and to initiate an appointment for meter installation.

Please check with your contractor/builder to determine which party will initiate the process of scheduling an appointment for meter installation.

We will need to contact you with information regarding requirements and/or to schedule an appointment to install a water meter.

To ensure prompt processing, please be sure to inform us at least five (5) business days in advance of when you require water service.

You will receive an a confirmation email.

When required by the Commission, an applicant for water, wastewater and/or stormwater service shall deposit with the Commission a sum equal to the estimated charges for six months of service. If a deposit is required you will be notified by email.

* Indicates a required Field

Contact Information

Do you wish to give consent for another party to have full access to your account to conduct business on your behalf?

Service (Civic) Address

Is the mailing address the same as service (civic) address?

Property Owner Information

Are you the property owner? *

Effective Date

Previous Service with Halifax Water

Have you ever had previous service with Halifax Water? *

Other Information

Halifax Water can connect water service between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

There is a $25.00 charge for the creation of an account which will be applied to your first bill. A security deposit may be required.

There is a $55.00 charge for the installation of a water meter in a customer's premises during regular working hours for a meter size up to and including 25 mm, in a meter setting specified by the Commission. Charges for meter sizes 40 mm or larger shall be calculated by the Commission

Installation of a meter which takes place outside regular working hours shall be subject to a charge of $210.00.

If the customer fails to keep an appointment or the required plumbing is not completed to allow for the installation of a water meter, the Commission shall levy a charge of $45.00 for each subsequent appointment.

For further information, please review the Requirements and Regulations for Water Service and Meter Installation.

If you require service at another location or require a cancellation of service, please visit our forms page.

Terms and Conditions

In submitting this form the customer acknowledges and agrees to the following conditions: The applicant agrees to take and pay for water, wastewater and stormwater service from Halifax Water in accordance with this application and to accept and pay for such services according to the rates, rules and regulations of Halifax Water.

In accordance with Section 485 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA), the personal information collected on this form will only be used by Halifax Water staff for purposes relating to the provision of water and/or wastewater/stormwater services. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this personal information, please contact Customer Service at (902) 490-4820 or