Determination of SA Water's drinking water and sewerage revenue 2013-2014 to 2015-2016
- Project Released: 12 Oct 2012
- Project Closes: 27 May 2013
- Contact: Nathan Petrus
The Commission will make its first revenue determination for SA Water in May
2013, setting maximum allowed revenues for drinking water and sewerage retail
services for the three year period from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2016.
Current status is Final
- Further Info
The Commission has released its final decision on SA Water’s revenues for the
three-year regulatory period, 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2016.
This decision sets out the maximum revenue per unit sold that SA Water can
recover from its drinking water and sewerage customers over the regulatory
SA Water is responsible for setting specific prices (such as supply and usage
charges) for residential and non-residential customers; however, those prices
must comply with the average revenue caps in the Commission’s Final Revenue
The Final Revenue Determination results in a nominal reduction in SA Water’s
current average drinking water revenue of 5.5% per cent from 1 July 2013; this
represents a real (inflation adjusted) reduction of 7.8%. SA Water’s average
nominal sewerage revenues from 1 July 2013 will increase by 1.6%, which is a
0.9% real decrease.
In 2014/15 and 2015/16, the average revenue from both services will be
allowed to increase with the annual change in CPI only.
Real Average Water and Sewerage Revenue Caps 2013/14 -
($ per kL)
($ per connection)