Hike in water charges: Successful appeal pays off for Coliban
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 11:37AM
Lynne Remnant in Water News

COLIBAN Water users have been slugged with an average $110 increase annually after Victoria’s economic regulator, the Essential Services Commission, approved revised tariffs yesterday.

The rises came after Coliban Water applied to the commission for an adjustment from the five-year pricing system set on July 1, 2008.

The water company is the first in Victoria to use the ‘‘uncertain or unforeseen’’ events mechanism after prolonged drought had projected the company would be at a loss. Read More.

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