One of the major issues for the next Sydney Water price determination is whetherthere is a continuing water scarcity issue and if so, whether this is best addressed byrestrictions or whether a scarcity pricing mechanism may deliver the same result
In 2008 IPART conducted a survey of residential water, electricity and gas consumers in the Gosford City Council area, Wyong Shire Council area and the area served by Hunter Water Corporation.
IPART conducted a household survey in 2006 in Sydney Water Corporation’s area of operation, which includes the Sydney metropolitan area, Illawarra and Blue Mountains.
This working paper presents the results of a statistical analysis to estimate the key determinants of residential water demand from data collected as part of the 2003 household survey.
The survey is intended to assist the Tribunal in assessing the potential impact of changes in prices for utilities and public transport on households.
This report presents our findings about the key household characteristics and uses for energy and water that drive residential electricity, gas and water consumption.
This report contains an assessment by the Tribunal's consultants, WS Atkins/Cardno MBK , of the supplementary capital and operating expenditure proposals put forward by Hunter Water.
This report contains an assessment by the Tribunal's consultants, WS Atkins/Cardno MBK , of the supplementary capital and operating expenditure proposals put forward by Sydney Water Corporation.
This report discusses our findings on water usage, particularly our analysis of the main drivers of this usage. The report’s statistical appendix is published as a separate document (Excel).
IPART conducted a survey of residential water, electricity and gas consumers in the Sydney metropolitan, Blue Mountains and Illawarra areas. We obtained matching consumption data from the utilities for 2,192 households.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW is undertaking a review of the pricing policies for urban public passenger transport.
This paper shows how the incentive to delay cost savings in a standard CPI-X pricing regime can be overcome by a carryover mechanism or by sharing the gains from such savings at the end of each year within a determination period.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal is undertaking a review of the Access Arrangement for AGL Gas Networks Ltd (AGLGN).