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Submission to Melbourne Water price review

As part of the 2013-18 water pricing determinations, Melbourne Water was required to provide a new five-year price plan in 2016. This joint submission with the Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre and the Consumer Action Law Centre makes recommendations on three aspects of the proposed plan: the approach taken to pay for the desalination plant, proposed changes to waterways and drainage charges for non-residential customers and their impacts on households, and Melbourne Water’s customer consultation methodology.