Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices 2018–23


Commission determines Icon Water’s regulated water and sewerage services prices for 2019–20

Document NameTypeSizePublished date
Report 8 of 2019 Water and Sewerage Services Prices 2019-20PDF1.7 MB14 Jun 2019
Media Release - Water and sewerage services prices 2019-20PDF329.1 KB14 Jun 2019

Commission Determines Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2023

On Tuesday, 1 May 2018, the Commission announced its final decision on prices for water and sewerage services to apply in the ACT from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2023 on Icon Water’s regulated tariffs.

A copy of the Commission’s report, price direction, media release and Calibre report is available below:

Technical Appendix: Draft Report – Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices 2018–23

The Commission released a technical appendix providing background to the draft report released on 12 December 2017.

This technical appendix is produced in response to Icon Water’s request for more information regarding the Commission’s draft decision on depreciation forecasts for 2018–23.

A copy of the technical appendix is available below.

Public Hearing: Draft Report – Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices 2018–2023

As part of the Commission’s investigation into prices for water and sewerage services to take effect from 1 July 2018, the Commission will hold a public hearing at 3 pm on Wednesday, 7 February 2018.

The public hearing will be held at the Canberra Museum and Gallery at the corner of London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City and will include a presentation by Senior Commissioner Joe Dimasi followed by a question and answer session.

If you wish to present at the public hearing please register via email with the Commission at icrc@act.gov.au or telephone at 6205 0799.

On Wednesday, 7 February 2018, the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission held a public hearing on the Draft Report: Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices 2018–23.

The public hearing was held at the Canberra Museum and Gallery, Corner of London Circuit and City Square, Canberra City from 3.00pm to 5:00pm.

A copy of the transcript of proceedings and the presentation delivered by the Senior Commission Joe Dimasi can be found below.

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2018–23 WSS Public Hearing TranscriptPDF91.0 KB1 Mar 2018

Release of Draft Report and Proposed Price Direction: Regulated Water and Sewerage Services Prices 2018–23

The Commission released a draft report and proposed price direction on 12 December 2017 for regulated water and sewerage services by Icon Water Limited for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2023.

A copy of the draft report, the proposed price direction, media release and statement of reasons are available below.

Written submissions on the draft report are invited. A submission coversheet is available here. The closing date for written submissions on the draft report is Friday, 23 February 2018.

Submissions – Draft Report

Document NameTypeSizePublished date
Submission 1 - Conservation Council ACT RegionPDF49.8 KB28 Feb 2018
Submission 2 - Icon WaterPDF1.6 MB28 Feb 2018
Submission 3 - ACT Civil and Administrative TribunalPDF674.8 KB5 Mar 2018

Community Consultation Forum

As part of the Commission’s investigation into prices for water and sewerage services to take effect from 1 July 2018, the Commission held a community consultation forum at 3 pm on Thursday, 28 September 2017. The forum sought the views of the community on water and sewerage services prices. In particular, the Commission sought views on Icon Water’s main submission to the investigation.

Icon Water’s main submission and supporting information are available here:

http://ourprices.iconwater.com.au

The forum was open to the public. Icon Water provided a presentation on its main submission to the investigation. Mr Kevin Cox and Mr Ian Falconer also presented statements at the forum.

Due to a technical issue on the day, unfortunately a transcript of the forum is not available, however the Commission will consider and summarise the comments made at the forum in its draft report.

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Icon Water's 2018–23 Water and Sewerage Price Proposal Overview

On 1 July 2017, Icon Water submitted its price proposal to the Commission’s regulated water and sewerage services prices 2018–23 investigation.

The documents are available below.

Further information can be found at Icon Water’s website at: http://ourprices.iconwater.com.au/

Request for Tender (RFT) for the review of Icon Water’s capital and operating expenditure for water and sewerage services provided in the ACT

The Territory intends to issue a Request for Tender (RFT) for the review of Icon Water’s capital and operating expenditure for water and sewerage services provided in the ACT. In order to receive a notification of this RFT your Organisation needs to be registered on Tenders ACT, which is the ACT Government’s Electronic Tendering System. Please visit www.tenders.act.gov.au and click on the Register tab on the top right hand corner of the page.

If there are any issues with regards to registering please contact:

Tenders ACT Team

Telephone: +61 2 6207 7377

Email: tendersACT@act.gov.au

The Tenders ACT Team is available between 9 am and 5pm ACT Local Time, Monday to Friday (excluding ACT and National public holidays).

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Commission releases Issues Paper: Regulated water and sewerage services prices 2018–2023

The Commission released an issues paper for regulated water and sewerage services prices for 2018–2023.

Submissions on the issues paper closed on 28 April, 2017.

No submissions were received by the Commission on the issues paper.

Industry reference and terms of reference for investigation

On 14 December 2016, the Commission received an industry reference under section 15(1)(a) of the ICRC Act 1997 (Act) to undertake and investigation into, and determine a price direction for, regulated water and sewerage services provided by Icon Water Limited in the ACT. The Commission has received terms of reference for the investigation under section 16 of the Act.

The industry reference, terms of reference and explanatory statement are available from the ACT Legislation website at:

http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/di/2016-297/default.asp

The documents are also available below.