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November - Live works design requirements, surface level changes, hydrant siting, last date for large meter orders, Metering Guidelines coming soon, Christmas closure dates and more.

October - Major and Minor works: the difference and why it matters, constructing roads and driveways over existing mains, latest As-Constructed form mandatory from 31 October, sewer pumping stations in the field, Endorsed Consultant Certification EOI and more.

Septembertrench design, connections to maintenance shafts, Design Information Forum recording, maintenance structures, Netserv amendment and more.

August - Fire hydrant siting, live works connection design details, alterations to surface level of existing infrastructure, IPAM list updates, pipe trench design and more.

July RPEQ currency, changing of consultants through a project, Major Works Construction audits, Netserv amendment, changes to the Standard Water Approval process, updates to As-Cons Package Certification and Owners Consent forms, upcoming changes to water outage notifications, Endorsed Consultant Certification Scheme expression of interests and more.

ENDORSED CONSULTANT - Program update - 14 July 2021

ENDORSED CONSULTANT - Program update - Expression of Interest 12 July 2021

SPECIAL Release - Updated As-Constructed Package Certification form and Guidance materials

June - Large meter drawings and assembly guidelines, DBYD at design and construction, sand and our trenches, new As-Constructed Package Certification and Property Owner's Consent forms coming soon, 2021-22 Developer Customer Price List, impact to planned works in July, revised infrastructure charges and more.

May - Details lost from Design PDFs, new proof of ownership requirements, avoid fees for changes, new Water Meter Serial Number Guide and updated TMS60 Low Voltage Switchboards and Enclosures, impacts to planned works and more.

April - Maximum connections to maintenance shaft risers, sewer main minimum grades, tips for loading documents correctly, ensuring correct drawing status at Major Works Design Review, labelling 'Issued for Construction' revisions, Easement Guidelines update, Fast Track on hold and more.

March - Trunk Water Main Design and Construction Code, call for outstanding As Con Packages, new and updated guidelines and forms, Compliance contacts, keeping up with the Code and more.

February - Netserv major amendment, easement update, site restoration and managing complaints, checking service locations before Design Approval, Network Access Permits and more.


December Thrust restraint design tips, RPEQ signoff, meter boxes in driveways, has your Council DA changed?, Plan sealing tips, Water Netserv Plan update, pre-requisites multi-stage development, Netserv Administrative Amendment, key Christmas close dates and more. 

November special edition - Water Netserv Plan Administrative Amendment effective 27 November 2020

November Christmas close dates, expediting water and design applications, tips for faster plan sealing, avoiding a lapsed application, lodging a staged application with Water Netserv Plan 2020, we've change our name and more.

October - New Major Works Construction and Compliance Guidelines, updated title block template, Uncompleted Works Bonds, tips to expedite Plan Sealing and more. 

September - New Minor Works Guidelines and Water Booster Design template, reduced extension fee closing, updated BOA form and more.

August Special Edition - Delivering Major Works Design with Urban Utilities

August  - Sewage pump station specs, return to day shuts, new Standard Connection Guidelines and more.

July - New Water Netserv Plan effective today, updated forms and guides, 20-21 Developer Customer Price List and more.

June - Prepare for the new Water Netserv Plan, revised products and services, changes to refunds and how you pay, and more.

May - Updated Major Works Design form, prepare for new Water Netserv, latest Sub-metering kit, payment changes and more.

April - Infrastructure charges supporting development, half price extensions, new flyers, updated forms and more.

March - We're keeping applications moving, half price extensions for expiring applications, changes to NAPs and more.

February - Correct large meter orders, access to Urban Utilities' GIS, avoiding invalid Connection Certificates and more.

January - Advances and achievements, accurate As-Cons, changes to Major Works requirements, Draft Water Netserv update and more.

Find an Endorsed Consultant

Become an Endorsed Consultant - updated 27 August 2021

Urban Utilities is undertaking a review of the current register of Endorsed Consultants and has invited suitably qualified engineering consultants (Respondent) to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for registration as an Endorsed Consultant.

The purpose of this Invitation for EOI was to:

  • provide information to potential Respondents about the Certification Scheme;
  • outline the EOI Process and timetable;
  • invite potential Respondents to submit EOIs and inform them as to the information to be included in any EOIs;
  • set out the Evaluation Criteria against which Urban Utilities will evaluate each EOI and select Respondents to be registered as Endorsed Consultant.


For your information – Urban Utilities – Expression of Interest (EOI) for registration as an Endorsed Consultant

For your information, the Expression of Interest (EOI) for registration as an Endorsed Consultant published on Queensland Government's QTenders online tendering website closed on Monday 23 August 2021 2PM and Urban Utilities will not accept any EOI Responses submitted through email or any other medium.

The evaluation process of the received EOI Responses is expected to take 8 weeks. Urban Utilities reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to alter the indicative evaluation timeframe.

Pending the outcome of the EOI evaluation and the issue by Urban Utilities of a transitional arrangements notice, the Endorsed Consultants register will remain accessible to the public and currently Endorsed Consultants will continue to perform certification services.

The EOI Process is managed by Urban Utilities Group Procurement and all enquiries and clarification questions in relation to this EOI must be submitted in writing via email to The email subject should be ‘Certification Scheme Endorsed Consultants’.