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SA Water third party access regime review 2019 – consultation paper

The Commission is conducting a review of the third party access regime under the Water industry Act 2012, with a recommendation to be made to the Minister for Environment and Water as to whether or not the regime should continue from 1 July 2019 for a further five years.

2 Nov 2018

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020: Appointments made to the Customer Negotiation Committee and Guidance Papers released

The Commission has released a suite of Guidance Papers, setting out initial guidance for the next economic regulatory determination to apply to SA Water from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2024 (SAW RD20). It has also appointed the three members of the Customer Negotiation Committee and the Independent Prob ...

1 Nov 2018

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Surrender of water retail licence – Outback Communities Authority

On 18 July 2018, the Outback Communities Authority surrendered its water retail licence. The water service provided by the Outback Communities Authority has been transferred to SA Water, which assumed responsibility on 1 July 2018.

1 Aug 2018

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020: framework and approach

The Commission has developed, through a public consultation process, the framework and approach for the next economic regulatory determination to apply to SA Water from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2024 (SAW RD20).

2 Jul 2018

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Variation to 2013-2017 Price Determination for minor and intermediate water retailers to extend its operation

In June 2013, the Commission made a price determination to apply to minor and intermediate water retailers to apply for the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2017 (Price Determination). The Commission’s final decision is to further extend the term of the Price Determination.

27 Jun 2018

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Approval of Lightsview Re-Water Supply’s application to transfer a water retail licence

On 20 June 2018, the Commission approved the transfer of a water retail licence from Water Utilities Australia Pty Ltd to Lightsview Re-Water Supply Co Pty Ltd. This licence authorises the operation of water services at Lightsview and surrounding suburbs.

22 Jun 2018

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Approval of the District Council of Peterborough’s application for a water retail licence

On 20 June 2018, the Commission granted a water retail licence to the District Council of Peterborough to provide sewerage services to 1,075 residential and non-residential customers in the township of Peterborough.

21 Jun 2018

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Water retail licence variation - Alano Utilities

The Commission has varied the water retail licence held by Alano Utilities Pty Ltd to authorise the retailing of sewerage services at Two Wells up to a maximum of 475 connections.

1 Jun 2018

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Variation to 2013-17 price determination for minor and intermediate retailers to extend its operation

In June 2013, the Commission made a price determination to apply to minor and intermediate water retailers to apply for the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2017 (Price Determination). The key requirement of the price determination is that minor and intermediate water retailers comply with the National ...

29 May 2018

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Minor and intermediate retailers regulatory performance report July 2016 to 30 June 2017

The Commission has released the 2016-17 Minor and intermediate retailers regulatory performance report.

11 May 2018

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Water retail licence applications – District Council of Peterborough and Lightsview Re-Water Supply Co

The Commission has received two applications for water retail licences in accordance with the Water Industry Act. The District Council of Peterborough is seeking a licence to provide sewerage service in the township of Peterborough. Lightsview Re-Water Supply Co Pty Ltd is seeking approval for the t ...

3 May 2018

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Approval of water retail licence variation and application - The Flinders Ranges Council

On 7 February 2018, the Commission varied The Flinders Ranges Council water retail licence to separate its operations into two water retail licences; one licence for the provision of sewerage services to the township of Quorn and the other licence for the provision of sewerage services to the townsh ...

8 Mar 2018

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Approval of Monarto Water Network Ltd application for a water retail licence

On 14 February 2018, the Commission granted a water retail licence to Monarto Water Network Ltd authorising the sale and supply of non-drinking water to residential customers in Monarto.

8 Mar 2018

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Water Retail Licence exemption – Glen Meadow Community Water Association Inc

On 16 February 2018 the Commission, with the approval of the Minister for Water and the River Murray, granted Glen Meadow Community Water Association Incorporated an exemption from the requirement to hold a water retail licence.

8 Mar 2018

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Water Retail Licence exemption – Whyalla Golf Club Inc

On 14 February 2018, the Commission, with the approval of the Minister for Water and the River Murray, granted Whyalla Golf Club an exemption from the requirement to hold a water retail licence.

8 Mar 2018

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SA Water regulatory determination 2020: draft framework and approach submissions received

The Commission has received five submissions to its draft framework and approach for SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020.

16 Feb 2018

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Water retail licence variation application – Alano Utilities Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Alano Utilities Pty Ltd in accordance with the Water Industry Act 2012. The licensee is seeking to vary its water industry retail licence to allow for the provision retail services to customers connected to a sewerage service in Liberty and Eden Hills ...

19 Jan 2018

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SA Water regulatory performance report 2016-17

The Commission has released the SA Water Regulatory Performance Report 2016-17.

21 Dec 2017

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Approval of SA Water’s application to vary its water retail licence

The Commission has varied SA Water’s water retail licence to authorise the provision of retail services, operations or activities provided, carried on or undertaken by the licensee from time to time.

18 Dec 2017

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Water retail licence application – Monarto Water Network

The Commission has received an application from Monarto Water Network Limited. The applicant is seeking a water retail licence for the provision of non-drinking water to residential customers within the township of Monarto.

30 Nov 2017

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