The Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission has proposed a reduction in water prices in the wake of its draft report on regulated water and sewerage services:
If the prices proposed in this review were to come into effect, volumetric water prices would drop by about 17 per cent and sewerage services prices by about 24 [...]
We’ve been renting and the landlord has been paying the water bills. We’re thinking of moving to a different rental.
First question, is it normal for water to be included in the rent?
Second question, what’s a typical water bill for a small family (2 adults one young child)? We don’t water the garden….
The Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission has announced it’s determination that water prices are going to be jumping 15%:
‘Increases in water and wastewater charges announced by the Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission reflect additional costs associated with water security projects being undertaken by ACTEW and reduced levels of demand for water over projections for the [...]
I opened my mail today to discover my water bill from ACTEW and if I hadn’t been sitting down I would have hit the floor instead I hit the ceiling. My normal bill had quadrupled for the last quarter. I phoned the ACTEW accounts section who agreed that there was something odd based on the [...]