The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART, formerly known as the Government Pricing Tribunal) has examined the feasibility of establishing a consistent set of pricing principles for local water authorities in New South Wales.
The Tribunal has spent the past nine months researching, reading submissions and holding public hearings to gather information for this interim report on charges for bulk water services.The report is the first step towards reforming the pricing of
IPART's 1993 review of pricing policies for water and related services provided by Sydney Water, Hunter Water Corporation, Gosford City Council and Wyong Shire Council.
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.
In May 1995, the Premier requested the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (formerly the Government Pricing Tribunal of NSW) to undertake a review of the pricing policies of the Waste Recycling and Processing Service of NSW (Waste Service
Draft System Performance Standards for Hunter Water Corporation covering water pressure, sewer overflows and water supply continuity. Standards are for number of properties affected and number of repeat events.
This paper provides an update on the feedback we received from stakeholders on the Position Paper, which has helped to confirm our approach for this review.