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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 12 Hansard (20 November) . . Page.. 4523..


This is well below the average rate of loss for utilities of 231.4 ML per 100 km supplied (9.6%), and the third lowest out of 17 water utilities for which data was available.

The reports for each water utility showing the water lost per 100km main and the loss as a percentage of the total volume supplied, by water utilities are provided in the table below.

ACTEW's performance in 2002-03 has improved, with total losses for the period coming to 2.96GL, compared to 4.3GL in 2000-01.

Comparison of system water losses (ML) 2000-01

Water Business

System water loss

per 100 km main

% of total volume supplied

Water Corporation (WA)

75.3

3.3 %

South East Water Limited

128.2

5.7 %

ACTEW Corporation

147.1

6.8 %

Yarra Valley Water Limited

193.4

8.3 %

Barwon Water

120.1

9.8 %

Brisbane City Council

286.7

10.1 %

Sydney Water Corporation

321.7

10.4 %

Hunter Water Corporation

187.8

10.6 %

Gold Coast Water

279.6

11.5 %

CityWest Water Limited

403.0

11.6 %

SA Water Corporation

289.0

12.8 %

Goulburn Valley Water

290.1

14.5 %

Central Highlands Water

125.6

15.7 %

Power and Water Authority (NT)

513.3

15.7 %

Coliban Water

263.8

18.4 %

Central Gippsland Water

332.9

26.8 %

Gosford City Council

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Weighted Average

231.4

9.6 %

Unit titling applications

(Question No 1031)

Mrs Dunne asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice:

In relation to unit titling:

(1) How long did it take to process and approve an application for unit titling as at:

(a) 30 June 2001;

(b) 30 June 2002;

(c) 30 June 2003;

(d) 21 October 2003;

(2) Has there been an increase in the time taken to process applications for unit titling;

(3) If so, what is the cause of this increase in time;

(4) If so, what are you going to do to bring down the time taken to process applications for unit titling.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's question is as follows:


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