Water retail licence application – NWIC Pty Ltd
- Project Released: 19 Aug 2020
- Project Closes: Oct 2020
- Contact: Jessica Farrell
The Commission has received an application from NWIC Pty Ltd for a water retail licence for the provision of non-drinking water to residential and commercial customers located in the Northern Adelaide Plains.
Current status is Initiate
The Commission has received an application from NWIC Pty Ltd for a water retail licence in accordance with the Water Industry Act 2012 Act (Water Act). The applicant is seeking to provide non-drinking water to residential and commercial customers located in the Northern Adelaide Plains.
In assessing a water retail licence application, the Commission considers the application against the relevant licensing provisions set out in the Water Act. It will also have regard to its primary objective under the Essential Services Commission Act 2002, being the protection of the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services, and other factors as they apply to the Commission’s role as an economic regulator of the South Australian water and sewerage service industry.
In making its assessment, the Commission consults with other regulators, including the Technical Regulator, SA Health, the Environmental Protection Authority and the Department for Environment and Water, which have regulatory roles in the water and sewerage service industry.
The application submitted by NWIC Pty Ltd is subject to a public consultation period closing on 15 September 2020. Interested parties wishing to make a submission on the application should prepare a submission, which addresses the criteria noted above.