Irrigation Water Meters

The change to NSW Water Metering is here

At AgFlow Solutions we specialise in accurately monitoring agricultural flow, utilising industry leading products we deliver solutions for surface and ground water applications. We service what we sell and we select only the best products which have been tried and tested in Australian conditions.

  • Best Meter for my Application
  • Install for Optimum Water Meter Efficiency
  • Installation of Water Meter is Compliant

Standards for new and replacement meters

All new and replacement meters will need to comply with these standards from 1 April 2019.

• A new work means a work authorised by an authority that is granted on or after 1 April 2019.
• A new or replacement meter means a meter that is installed on or after 1 April 2019.

An authority means a water supply work approval, an entitlement under the Water Act 1912 or (in the case of state significant infrastructure, state significant development or fossicking) an access licence.

  • Pattern approved
  • Installation to AS4747
  • Tamper-evident seals
  • Data logger
  • Telemetry
  • Maintenance

Accurate measurement of water flow is essential in the irrigation industry. With the NSW and QLD governments robust new metering framework AS4747 to improve the standard and coverage of non-urban water meters across the states commenced on 1 December 2018. The first stage commences on 1 December 2020, when all surface water pumps 500mm and above will need to have a meter that meets the new AS4747 metering standards. All new and replacement agricultural flow meters installed after 1 April 2019 must be pattern approved. If your current meter fails or won’t comply with the new regulatory requirements and it is +500mm for surface water it must be replaced with a Pattern approved meter before 1 December 2020.

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Areas We Service

North West, NSW

Southern, QLD

Frequently Asked

Collection of questions our clients ask us most frequently

Is my meter compliant?

There are a number of factors to whether your meter will be compliant including. Whether you had a Validation by a DQP ( Duly Qualified Person within the last five years. Have a certificate of accuracy from the manufacturer. Even with this get in touch and we can work this out because every case is different.

What's a Pattern Approved Meter?

Pattern approval is the process of testing the pattern (design) of an instrument against an established standard by an independent body. Pattern approval determines the accuracy of a meter and is granted by the National Measurement Institute (NMI) in the Commonwealth Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

When is the deadline to have Pattern Approved Meters?

The first stage commences on 1 December 2020, when all surface water pumps 500mm and above will need to have a meter that meets the new AS4747 standards.

Have any question for us?

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Other Services

See what we specialize in and how we do it


At AgFlow Solutions we service what we sell, we offer a scheduled service program to ensure your meter remains operational within the guidelines of the maintenance specifications 2018 (Water management regulation 201). We have a 24 hour emergency call out service to attend to faults and meter failures to ensure your meter is operating in critical events.

Remain operational


Only a nationally Certified Meter Validator can inspect and approve the meter and installation work. AgFlow Solutions staff are nationally certified Meter Validators who have over 10 years’ experience in water meter validation.

Compliant metering


We can bring your ideas to life, let our concept designer plan 3D or 2D concept drawings to help you select the right system for your applications. We can also assist with pre construction work approval CAD drawings.