Australian Water Information Dictionary

bulk water charge

A charge payable for the storage of water for, and the delivery of water to, any of the following:

(a) infrastructure operators;

(b) other operators of reticulated water systems;

(c) other persons prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.

In the Regulation 1.05A, a person is prescribed for the above paragraph (c) if:

(a) the person diverts water directly from a watercourse for the person’s use, including for one of the following purposes:

(i) agricultural purposes;

(ii) industrial purposes;

(iii) irrigation;

(iv) stock and domestic water use; and

(b) the water is made available through a bulk water service.

This definition applies to: