Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices 2013–18


Commission Determines Icon Water’s Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices for 2016-17

The Commission today announced the maximum prices that Icon Water can charge for its regulated water and sewerage services from 1 July 2016.

A copy of the Commission’s report and media release is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 3 of 2016: Regulated Water and Sewerage Services - 2016-17 Price Adjustment (June 2016)PDF2 MB16/06/2016
Report 3 of 2016: Regulated Water and Sewerage Services - 2016-17 Price Adjustment (June 2016)DOCX1 MB16/06/2016

Commission Determines Icon Water’s Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices for 2015-16

The Commission today announced the maximum prices that Icon Water can charge for its regulated water and sewerage services from 1 July 2015.

A copy of the Commission’s report and media release is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 4 of 2015: Regulated Water and Sewerage Services - 2015-16 Price Adjustment (June 2015)PDF1 MB04/06/2015
Media Release - Report 4 of 2015 (June 2015) PDF777 KB04/06/2015

Substitute Price Direction for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services 2013-18

Under the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission Act 1997 and with effect from 19 May 2015, the Industry Panel’s Substituted Price Direction for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2018 substitutes for the price direction issued by the Commission that has been operating since 1 July 2013.

A copy of the substituted price direction is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Substituted Price Direction for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services 2013-18PDF1 MB19/05/2015

ICRC Statement on Commission-initiated Pass-through Events

The Commission has released a statement outlining its approach to Commission-initiated pass-through events under the Substituted Price Direction for Regulated Water and Sewerage Services 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2018.

A copy of the statement is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
ICRC Statement on Commission-initiated Pass-through Events (18 May 2015)PDF679 KB18/05/2015

ICRC Report on Industry Panel Outcomes

The Commission has released a report detailing its concerns about the implications of the Industry Panel’s substitute price direction for the welfare of the ACT community.

A copy of the media release and the report is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Media Release - Report 3 of 2015 (May 2015)PDF499 KB18/05/2015
Report 3 of 2015: Regulated Water and Sewerage Services - The Industry Panel Process: Outcomes and Prospects (May 2015)PDF1 MB18/05/2015

Water Demand Modelling Technical Paper

On 23 April 2015 the Commission published a final technical paper on water sales forecasting.  This paper follows the demand modelling paper released in January 2015.

A copy of the report is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 2 of 2015: Final Technical Paper - Water Demand Forecasting (April 2015)PDF2 MB23/04/2015

2015 Biennial Recalibration Suspended

On the 18 February 2015, the Industry Panel suspended the 2015 biennial recalibration process. Please see the following link for more detail on the Industry Panel’s declaration:


ICRC Response to Issues Paper - Grant Review of the ACT's Water and Sewerage Pricing Framework

The Commission has released a submission in response to the Issues Paper.

A copy of the submission is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Submission 1 (15 December 2014) ICRCPDF734 KB15/12/2014

2015 Biennial Recalibration

Updated 3 February 2015

Today the Commission issued a media release in relation to the cost of the 2015 biennial recalibration .  A copy of the media release is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Media Release - Cost of Biennial Recalibration (3 February 2015) PDF178 KB03/02/2015

On 20 January 2015 the Commission published a technical paper on water sales forecasting as part of the ongoing 2015 biennial review process to determine the maximum prices for regulated water and sewerage services provided by Icon Water from 1 July 2015.

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 1 of 2015: Technical Paper - Water Demand Forecasting - Biennial Recalibration 2015 (January 2015)PDF2 MB20/01/2015
Media Release - Demand paper (20 January 2015)PDF467 KB20/01/2015

Updated 8 December 2014: The Commission has published Icon Water’s information return provided for the purposes of the biennial recalibration process. A copy of the information return  and media release is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Media Release - Information return (8 December 2014)PDF206 KB08/12/2014
Information return - Excel template (8 December 2014)PDF44 KB08/12/2014
Information return - Statement of changes (8 December 2014)PDF834 KB08/12/2014
Attachment A - Board statement (8 December 2014)PDF340 KB08/12/2014
Attachment D1 - Independent Economics escalator report (8 December 2014)PDF1 MB08/12/2014
Attachment D2 - CEG escalator report (8 December 2014)PDF2 MB08/12/2014
Attachment E1 - Water volumes forecasts (8 December 2014)PDF623 KB08/12/2014
Attachment E2 - Water volumes regression (8 December 2014)PDF542 KB08/12/2014
Attachment E3 - Water volumes forecast (8 December 2014)PDF6 MB08/12/2014
Attachment E4 - Water volumes data monthly (8 December 2014)XLSX62 KB08/12/2014

The Commission has started the biennial recalibration process to determine the maximum prices that ACTEW can charge for its regulated water and sewerage services from 1 July 2015. A copy of the media release is available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Media Release - 2015 Biennial Recalibration (4 November 2014)PDF630 KB04/11/2014

Commission Determines ACTEW Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices for 2014-15

The Commission today announced the maximum prices that ACTEW can charge for its regulated water and sewerage services from 1 July 2014. The approved schedule of ACTEW’s 2014-15 water and sewerage service charges can be found on the ACT Legislation Register at http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/ni/2014-285/default.asp A copy of the media release is available below:

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Media Release - ACTEW Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices for 2014-15 (24 June 2014)PDF811 KB24/06/2014

ACT Auditor-General's Performance Report on Water and Sewerage Services

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Media Release - ACT Auditor-General's Performance Report on Water and Sewerage Services (2 April 2014)PDF176 KB02/04/2014
Media Release - ICRC Response to the ACT Auditor-General's Performance Report on Water and Sewerage Services (3 April 2014)PDF199 KB03/04/2014
Report 3 of 2014: Response to the ACT Auditor-General's Office Performance Audit - the Water and Sewerage Pricing Process (April 2014)PDF783 KB03/04/2014

Regulated Water and Sewerage Services 2013 - 2018

Terms of Reference

http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/di/2011-287/default.asp

http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/di/2013-35/default.asp

Context Paper

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 8 of 2011: Context Paper - Water in the ACT (23 November 2011)PDF1 MB23/11/2011
Media Release - Context Paper - Water in the ACT (23 November 2011)PDF159 KB23/11/2011

Issues Paper

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 1 of 2012: Issues Paper - Regulated Water and Sewerage Services 2013-2018 (February 2012)PDF312 KB21/02/2012

Submissions – Issues Paper

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Submission 1 (13 March 2012) Kevin CoxPDF1 MB13/03/2012
Submission 2 (29 March 2012) Ian HooleyPDF2 MB29/03/2012
Submission 3 (29 March 2012) Terry DwyerPDF896 KB29/03/2012
Submission 4 (30 March 2012) ACATPDF1 MB30/03/2012
Submission 5 (30 March 2012) ACTEW CorporationPDF3 MB30/03/2012
Submission 6 (31 March 2012) S CrawfordPDF314 KB31/03/2012
Submission 7 (2 April 2012) Andrew Barr MLAPDF479 KB02/04/2012

Community Consultation Paper

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 7 of 2012: Community Consultation Paper: Possible Price Outcomes - Regulated Water and Sewerage Services 2013-2018 (12 September 2012)PDF1 MB12/09/2012
Media Release - Community Consultation Paper (September 2012)PDF123 KB12/09/2012

Submissions – Community Consultation Paper

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Submission 1 (19 October 2012) ACATPDF176 KB19/10/2012
Submission 2 (19 October 2012) ACTEWPDF2 MB19/10/2012
Submission 3 (19 October 2012) S CrawfordPDF168 KB19/10/2012
Submission 4 (22 October 2012) Horticultural Society of Canberra Inc.PDF431 KB22/10/2012
Submission 5 (22 October 2012) ACTCOSSPDF25 KB22/10/2012

Draft Report and Proposed Price Direction

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 1 of 2013: Draft Report - Regulated Water and Sewerage Services (26 February 2013)PDF2 MB26/02/2013
Report 2 of 2013: Proposed Price Direction - Regulated Water and Sewerage Services (February 2013)PDF256 KB26/02/2013
Media Release - Draft Report and Proposed Price Direction (February 2013)PDF209 KB26/02/2013

Submissions – Draft Report

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Submission 8 (28 February 2013) Chris AnstedPDF10 KB28/02/2013
Submission 9 (01 April 2013) Stephen ThomasPDF20 KB01/04/2013
Submission 10 (03 April 2013) Horticultural Society of CanberraPDF344 KB03/04/2013
Submission 11 (03 April 2013) Kevin CoxPDF458 KB03/04/2013
Submission 12 (08 April 2013) Barry SumnerPDF303 KB08/04/2013
Submission 13 (08 April 2013) David DenhamPDF33 KB08/04/2013
Submission 14 (10 April 2013) Dr Brandan GodfreyPDF282 KB10/04/2013
Submission 15 (10 April 2013) Bob FriederichPDF35 KB10/04/2013
Submission 16 (11 April 2013) Ratepayer's Association of the ACT Inc.PDF38 KB11/04/2013
Submission 17 (11 April 2013) Lintong FengPDF72 KB11/04/2013
Submission 18 (12 April 2013) Scott CrawfordPDF740 KB12/04/2013
Submission 19 (12 April 2013) Terry DwyerPDF69 KB12/04/2013
Submission 20 (12 April 2013) O'Malley Park Executive CommitteePDF1 MB12/04/2013
Submission 21 (12 April 2013) ACATPDF664 KB12/04/2013
Submission 22 (12 April 2013) John BromheadPDF27 KB12/04/2013
Submission 23 (12 April 2013) ACT GovernmentPDF1 MB12/04/2013
Submission 24 (15 April 2013) ACTEW CorporationPDF3 MB15/04/2013
Submission 25 (21 June 2013) ACT GovernmentPDF192 KB21/06/2013

Public Hearing Transcript (23 April 2013)

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Public Hearing Transcript (23 April 2013)PDF312 KB23/04/2013

Final Report

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 5 of 2013: Final Report - Regulated Water and Sewerage Services (June 2013)PDF2 MB25/06/2013

Price Direction

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 6 of 2013: Price Direction - Regulated Water and Sewerage Services (June 2013)PDF325 KB25/06/2013
Report 6 of 2013: Attachment 2 - Pricing Model 2013-19 (June 2013)PDF479 KB25/06/2013
Media Release - Regulated Water and Sewerage Services (June 2013)PDF757 KB25/06/2013