Rural Water

Prices for WaterNSW’s Rural Bulk Water Services from 1 July 2017 (formerly State Water Corporation)

In progress
Start Date
Jun 2016
Final Report
Jun 2017

We are reviewing the maximum prices that WaterNSW can charge for its monopoly bulk water services in rural areas. Prior to 1 January 2015, these services were provided by the former State Water Corporation. The prices we set for WaterNSW's services in this review will apply from 1 July 2017.

IPART is accredited by the ACCC under the Commonwealth Government's Water Charge (Infrastructure) Rules 2010 (WCIR) to set bulk water prices for WaterNSW within the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB). We are required to conduct the price review in accordance with the requirements set out in the WCIR for valleys in the MDB. This includes some customers in the Fish River Water Supply Scheme and the following valleys:

1. Border
2. Gwydir
3. Lachlan
4. Lowbidgee
5. Macquarie
6. Murray
7. Murrumbidgee
8. Namoi
9. Peel

Our review of WaterNSW's prices for coastal valleys and some Fish River Water Supply Scheme customers is conducted under the IPART Act. The coastal valleys are:
1. Hunter
2. North Coast
3. South Coast

Key contact:
Scott Chapman
(02) 9290 8449


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