Water
Licensing Sydney Water Corporation

2019 Review of the Sydney Water Operating Licence

Status
In progress
Start Date
Jun 2018
End Date
Nov 2019
What

IPART has completed our review of the Sydney Water Corporation Operating Licence 2015-2020.

We presented our recommended licence package to the Minister for Water, Property and Housing and the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces. The package includes our final report to the Minister, recommended licence including the Customer Contract, and a reporting manual.

Why

We reviewed the existing licence to ensure the amended licence going forward fulfills its objectives and effectively addresses issues that arose during the term of the existing licence.

How

We conducted a public consultation process and applied our Best Practice Licensing Framework for this review. More information about our approach to the review is provided in our final report to the Minister.

When

We commenced our review in June 2018, and we submitted our recommended licence package to the Ministers in April 2019.

What Next

The Minister for Water, Property and Housing has considered our recommendations and tabled the proposed Sydney Water Operating Licence 2019-2023 in the NSW Parliament.  We expect the amended licence to apply from November 2019.

Key Contact
Jamie Luke
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