In December 1997, the Premier, under section 12(1)(a) of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Act, referred to the Tribunal a review of Sydney Water Corporation’s stormwater charges and expenditures. The Terms of Reference for this review are set out in Attachment 1.

This report discusses a range of issues relating to stormwater which were raised in the Tribunal’s Information Paper and in submissions. The Tribunal’s review of the medium term price path for Sydney Water Corporation’s water, sewerage and drainage services includes a price determination for stormwater.