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Submissions to SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020

The Commission has received nine submissions on SA Water's Regulatory Business Proposal for 2020.

16 Jan 2020

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Decision to make a price determination to apply to Robusto Investments Pty Ltd (trading as Compass Springs)

Robusto Investments Pty Ltd (Robusto) is proposing to increase its drinking water prices to apply to approximately 170 customers at Mount Compass, approximately 50km south of Adelaide. The Commission has determined that, based on information provided by Robusto to date, there is insufficient evidenc ...

7 Jan 2020

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Variation of water retail licence exemption – Adelaide Hills Berry Farms Pty Ltd

The Commission has varied Adelaide Hills Berry Farms Pty Ltd water retail licence exemption by extending the term of the exemption until 31 December 2022.

30 Dec 2019

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020: release of a further Guidance Paper

The Commission has released a further Guidance Paper for SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020, relating to a proposal for updating the regulatory rate of return on an annual basis.

13 Dec 2019

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Water retail licence application for exemption - Adelaide Hills Berry Farms Pty Ltd

Adelaide Hills Berry Farms Pty Ltd provides non-potable water services to residential and non-residential customers in Uraidla. The Commission, with approval from the Minister, granted Adelaide Hills Berry Farms Pty Ltd an exemption from the requirement to hold a water retail licence under the Water ...

18 Nov 2019

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Public consultation on SA Water’s 2020-2024 regulatory plan commences

SA Water has released its proposed plan for delivering water and sewerage services to customers from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2024. The Commission welcomes comments from all stakeholders on SA Water’s proposed plan and the reports of the Chair of the Customer Negotiation Committee and Independent Prob ...

12 Nov 2019

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Surrender of water retail licence – District Council of Yankalilla

On 9 July 2019, the District Council of Yankalilla surrendered its water retail licence. The water retail services previously provided by the District Council of Yankalilla have been transferred to SA Water.

18 Sep 2019

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020 – SA Water’s submission to guidance papers 6 & 7

The Commission has received from SA Water a submission in relation to Guidance Papers 6 and 7 for the SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020.

29 Aug 2019

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SA Water regulatory determination 2020 - progress update

The Commission has published an update on the progress of SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020.

6 Aug 2019

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020: release of further guidance paper

The Commission has released a further Guidance Paper for SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020, relating to the proposed treatment of uncertain costs or benefits in SA Water’s capital expenditure plan for the 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2024 period.

15 Jul 2019

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Review of water third party access regime - final report

The Commission has released its final report on the review of the third party access regime that applies to the South Australian water industry. That report was provided to the Minister for Environment and Water in May 2019. In accordance with the Water Industry Act 2012 (and following a recommendat ...

5 Jul 2019

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Commission’s website to host research on water consumers’ views and issues

The Commission has established a central repository to host research that has been undertaken on the issues that are of interest to water consumers in South Australia. This will allow all stakeholders to share their research and to gain a better understanding of the research undertaken by others.

19 Jun 2019

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020: release of further Guidance Papers

The Commission has released two further Guidance Papers for SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020, relating to the treatment of inflation and the selection of the averaging period of the risk free rate for the purposes of calculating the regulatory rate of return.

6 Jun 2019

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Minor and intermediate retailers regulatory performance report July 2017 to 30 June 2018

The Commission has released the 2017-18 Minor and intermediate retailers regulatory performance report.

24 May 2019

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Approval granted for a water retail licence - Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd

The Commission issued a water retail licence to Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd to provide non-drinking water to 850 residential and 20 commercial customers at the Tonsley Innovation District, located at Clovelly Park

20 May 2019

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Submissions received – 2019 Review of the water third party access regime draft report

The Commission has received one submission, from SA Water, to the draft report on the 2019 Review of the water third party access regime.

1 May 2019

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2019 Review of the water third party access regime - draft report

The Commission is undertaking a review of the third party access regime that applies to specified water and sewerage infrastructure services in South Australia. The Commission’s draft finding is that the access regime should continue for a five-year period from 1 July 2019.

19 Mar 2019

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020: progress update

The SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020 (SAW RD20) review process has reached its next stage, with meetings of the Negotiation Forum commencing. The Commission has also released the SA Consumer Experts Panel Priorities Report and the SA Water Regulators Working Group Charter.

25 Feb 2019

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Water retail licence application – Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd for a water retail licence. The applicant is seeking a licence to provide non-drinking water to 850 residential and 20 commercial customers at the Tonsley Innovation District, located at Clovelly Park.

6 Feb 2019

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SA Water regulatory performance report 2017-18

The Commission has released a fact sheet reporting on SA Water’s regulatory performance during the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

22 Jan 2019

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