Hunter Water’s overall pricing structure is determined by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART); an independent NSW government agency that sets prices for a range of government services including water, public transport and aspects of gas and electricity charges.
IPART carries out periodic reviews of Metropolitan water agency prices. In the lead-up to each pricing determination, IPART seeks input from interested persons in the form of written submissions and holds a public hearing to discuss any of the matters raised. Further details of this process can be obtained from IPART.
In July 2009, IPART set Hunter Water’s water, sewer, stormwater drainage and miscellaneous charges for the four years to 30 June 2013.
IPART Sets Hunter Water Prices 2013-2017
IPART has released its Determination on the maximum prices that Hunter Water can charge customers for water, sewerage and stormwater drainage during the next 4 years from 1 July 2013.