Water Services Association of Australia


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Discussion paper

27 Jul 2016

Water utilities provide services that are essential for a liveable city. Utility activities and operations are crucial in safeguarding the health of the community and environment by providing safe drinking water, swimmable water bodies and healthy waterways. Utilities provide water that enables cooler, greener cities...


3 Jun 2016

The Catchment Management Investment Standard has been prepared to assist water utilities make the case for catchment management as a water quality treatment asset.

Operating in an economically regulated environment where consumer affordability is paramount and where the regulator puts the burden of proof...


15 Mar 2016

Adaptation to the extreme climate and weather events experienced in Australia and New Zealand has already cost the urban water industry millions of dollars.

To address the changing climate effectively, it is essential that the water industry build climate resilience into their long term...


2 Apr 2014

This eighth annual report provides a detailed account of the performance of 81 urban water utilities servicing 18.7 million Australians.

Under the National Water Initiative (NWI), governments have agreed to prepare an annual independent, public report on urban water utilities to benchmark pricing and...

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