Water retail licence variation - District Council of Franklin Harbour
- Project Released: 3 Feb 2021
- Project Closes: Apr 2021
- Contact: Jessica Farrell
The Commission has received an application from the District Council of Franklin Harbour for a variation to its water retail licence, for the provision of drinking water to residential and non-residential customers located in Cowell.
Current status is Initiate
The Commission has received an application from the District Council of Franklin Harbour for a variation to its water retail licence in accordance with the Water Industry Act 2012. The applicant is seeking to provide drinking water to residential and non-residential customers located along the Cowell-Kimba, Snow and Glynn Roads in Cowell.
In assessing a water retail licence variation application, the Commission considers the application against the relevant provisions of the Water Act and the Essential Services Commission Act 2002, (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 the District Council of Franklin Harbour is subject to a public consultation period closing on 25 February 2021. Interested parties wishing to make a submission on the application should prepare a submission, which addresses the criteria noted above.