Joint Industry Responses

Documents for industry review are listed here along with previous industry responses collated by qldwater. Members may contribute to documents currently under review by contacting enquiry@qldwater.com.au

qldwater Joint Industry Response - Current Issues.

qldwater submission Water Supply Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 qldwater submission Water Supply Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 - Release Date 28-Feb-2014: - (166KB)

Water Security for South East Queensland Water Security for South East Queensland - Release Date 16-Jan-2014: - Industry feedback on Water Security for South East Queensland - discussion paper on the review of level of service objectives, October 2013. (463KB)

qldwater Response to 30 Year Water Plan qldwater Response to 30 Year Water Plan - Release Date 09-Apr-2013: - The Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater) response to the 30 Year Water Plan has been sent to the Department of Energy and Water Supply. This response has been compiled by the Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater), representing the urban water sector. The information in this response was collated from discussion and meetings with industry members from across the State, focussed strategic discussions with representative industry groups and surveys conducted by qldwater based on the themes of (359KB)

MP1.4 Building Over or Near Relevant Infrastructure - latest version of document released for industry comment is below  along with explanatory notes and other information, attachments 1,2,3,4

MP1.4 Buildling over or near Relevant Water Infrastructure Draft (Att 1) MP1.4 Buildling over or near Relevant Water Infrastructure Draft (Att 1) - Release Date 18-Sep-2012: - Latest draft of MP1.4 for consultation. (196KB)

BCQ Explanatory Notes (Att 2) BCQ Explanatory Notes (Att 2) - Release Date 18-Sep-2012: - (82KB)

BCQ Response to Industry Comments (Att 3) BCQ Response to Industry Comments (Att 3) - Release Date 18-Sep-2012: - (27KB)

Summary of Changes to Previous Documents (Att 4) Summary of Changes to Previous Documents (Att 4) - Release Date 18-Sep-2012: - (28KB)

qldwater Expert Panel Original Discussion Paper (Att 5) qldwater Expert Panel Original Discussion Paper (Att 5) - Release Date 18-Sep-2012: - (53KB)

eFlash #178 - 18 September 2012 eFlash #178 - 18 September 2012 - Release Date 18-Sep-2012: - 1. Positive State Government Response to Industry Requests about New Code for Building Over Public Water Infrastructure. | 2. Annual Water and Sewerage Data Due from ALL Queensland Water Service Providers in early October. | (19KB)

Urban Water Industry Comments Urban Water Industry Comments - Release Date 07-Aug-2012: - Urban Water Industry Comments - MP 1.4 Building Over or Near Sewers, Stormwater Drains or Water Mains - Collated comments from the industry expert panel informed by the outcomes of the last Building Codes Queensland meeting. The broader industry is invited to provide comment either directly to Building Codes Queensland to qldwater - hgold@qldwater.com.au (52KB)

Draft STP Assessment Guideline Draft STP Assessment Guideline - Release Date 01-Aug-2012: - Discussion paper released by the DEHP today for comment by the industry. This updates the previous version based on feedback from WSPs and other stakeholders. Feedback is required by 8 August and can be sent to rfearon@qldwater.com.au for a collated response. (286KB)

Wastewater Release to Queensland Waters Wastewater Release to Queensland Waters - Release Date 01-Aug-2012: - Discussion paper released by the DEHP today for comment by the industry. This updates the previous version based on feedback from WSPs and other stakeholders. Feedback is required by 8 August and can be sent to rfearon@qldwater.com.au for a collated response. (514KB)

Letter to Building Codes Queensland August 2014 Letter to Building Codes Queensland August 2014 - Release Date 07-Aug-2014: - Letter regarding the proposed amendments to the Queensland Development Code MP1.4 as notified through BCQ e-lert on 4 July 2014. This submission represents a summarised response and a partially consolidated industry view on the proposed changes. (454KB)

qldwater Response to 30 Year Water Plan qldwater Response to 30 Year Water Plan - Release Date 09-Apr-2013: - The Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater) response to the 30 Year Water Plan has been sent to the Department of Energy and Water Supply. This response has been compiled by the Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater), representing the urban water sector. The information in this response was collated from discussion and meetings with industry members from across the State, focussed strategic discussions with representative industry groups and surveys conducted by qldwater based on the themes of (359KB)

eFlash #175 - 7 August 2012 eFlash #175 - 7 August 2012 - Release Date 08-Aug-2012: - 1. Queensland Water Newsletter #4. | 2. New Code for Building Over Public Water Infrastructure. | 3. Passing of the Greentape Reduction and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012. | 4. Pumping Stations Targeted for Greentape Reduction. | (36KB)

ERA63 Industry Response to DERM ERA63 Industry Response to DERM - Release Date 08-Feb-2012: - Attached is a copy of an industry response to DERM about the ongoing ERA(63) negotiations. We have covered all of the remaining issues discussed at the last teleconference. All feedback is welcomed (before this Friday 10th). (85KB)

NMP 1.4 - Excavation and Piling near Sewers, Stormwater Drains & Water Mains - Industry Response NMP 1.4 - Excavation and Piling near Sewers, Stormwater Drains & Water Mains - Industry Response - Release Date 25-Nov-2011: - Collated urban water industry comments from members document sent to Building Codes Queensland Division, DLGP. | (122KB)

Industry Comments on Draft Pumping Station Guidelines Industry Comments on Draft Pumping Station Guidelines - Release Date 30-Sep-2011: - The water industry was asked by DERM to provide comments on draft amendments to the Guidelines for Sewage Pumping Stations ERA 63(3). | Free download. | (73KB)

NMP 1.4 - Excavation and Piling near Sewers, Stormwater Drains and Water Mains NMP 1.4 - Excavation and Piling near Sewers, Stormwater Drains and Water Mains - Release Date 21-Sep-2011: - See Plumbing Newsflash #480 on a proposal to mandate the current non-mandatory part 1.4 of the QDC 1.4. The Department of Local Government and Planning is seeking feedback on this proposal. Please provide comments by COB on Friday 4 November. Email comments to buildingcodes@dlgp.qld.gov.au "Attention: Mandating QDC NMP1.4" qldwater is collating an industry response. If you would like to comment via this mechanism, please send comments to hgold@qldwater.com.au by COB Friday 28 October. (61KB)

Plumbing Newsflash 480 - QDC 1.4 Plumbing Newsflash 480 - QDC 1.4 - Release Date 21-Sep-2011: - Plumbing Newsflash #480. | Comment sought on proposal to mandate the current Non-Mandatory Part 1.4 of the Queensland Development Code - Excavation and Piling Near Sewers, Stormwater Drains and Water Mains and have the Building and Development Dispute Resolution Committees (BDDRC) hear appeals on these matters. | (66KB)

DERM Draft Pump Station Guideline - for Comment DERM Draft Pump Station Guideline - for Comment - Release Date 02-Sep-2011: - (373KB)

qldwater submission Water Supply Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 qldwater submission Water Supply Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 - Release Date 28-Feb-2014: - (166KB)

Past Joint Responses and Review Documents

qldwater Response to PC Inquiry Draft Report qldwater Response to PC Inquiry Draft Report - Release Date 23-May-2011: - (138KB)

A - Water Fluoridation Regulation Draft A - Water Fluoridation Regulation Draft - Release Date 31-Oct-2008: - A working Draft of the Water Fluoridation Regulation and there are a number of provisions within the draft which Queensland Health is aware will need more work prior to the draft being finalised. Provided for comment by Queensland Service Providers. (237KB)

Workforce Development Strategy - Urban Water 2008-2010 Workforce Development Strategy - Urban Water 2008-2010 - Release Date 18-Nov-2011: - qldwater drafted a Workforce Development Strategy for discussion by the urban water industry. This document is one step in the larger program to repond to the request of members to create better access to accredited training in Qld. (246KB)

B - Water Fluoridation Code of Practice B - Water Fluoridation Code of Practice - Release Date 31-Aug-2008: - The Water Fluoridation Code of Practice Draft was sent out to Councils from Queensland Health in mid 2008. The document was made available to qldwater members to provide comments. This document is attached for your feedback. (1386KB)

Draft Workforce Development Strategy. Draft Workforce Development Strategy. - Release Date 21-Jul-2008: - qldwater drafted a high-level Workforce Development Strategy in 2008 to seek comments from members. This is a broad strategic document but a number of actions are listed for further discussion. These initiatives aim to create a framework that will further enhance access to vocational and higher-education services for members in the short to medium terms. | Free download - for feedback. | (134KB)

Draft Position Paper on Property Service Demarcation Draft Position Paper on Property Service Demarcation - Release Date 27-Mar-2008: - A recurring dipute exists over the installation, ownership and responsibility for property service infrastructure managed by WSPs. This paper briefly details the current practice in Queensland, highlights the impacts of any change from this practice and proposes whole-of-industry solutions for avoiding ongoing debate over boundary defintions. (98KB)

Draft Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling Draft Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling - Release Date 10-Aug-2007: - The Environment Protection and Heritage Council and the Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council released draft Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: Managing Health and Environmental Risks (Phase 2): Augmentation of Drinking Water Supplies, for public comment. (29KB)

Joint Response to Draft QPWC September 2007 Joint Response to Draft QPWC September 2007 - Release Date 18-Sep-2007: - Response from September 2007 to DLGPS&R on the draft Queensland Plumbing and Wastewater Code from qldwater and LGAQ. (40KB)

qldwater submission to Local Government Reform Commission qldwater submission to Local Government Reform Commission - Release Date 06-Aug-2007: - The Queensland Water Directorate's response to the Commission was submitted by the deadline of 18 May 2007. Read our submission here. (69KB)

Draft Appendices for WEMP Guidelines outside SEQ Draft Appendices for WEMP Guidelines outside SEQ - Release Date 28-Jun-2007: - Appendices for Draft WEMP guidelines outside SEQ. Provided for comment by Service Providers. (415KB)

Draft Guidelines for Businesses Preparing a WEMP Outside SEQ Draft Guidelines for Businesses Preparing a WEMP Outside SEQ - Release Date 28-Jun-2007: - Draft guidelines for comments by service providers. (147KB)

Joint industry response on management of domestic bores Joint industry response on management of domestic bores - Release Date 12-Jun-2007: - Response to State's proposed policy reforms for management of domestic bores (68KB)

Draft Policy Paper on Domestic Bore Management Draft Policy Paper on Domestic Bore Management - Release Date 10-Apr-2007: - The purpose of this paper is to outline the Dept of Natural Resources & Water's proposed policy position in relation to regulation and management of domestic bores. (284KB)

qldwater response on Greywater opt-in legislation qldwater response on Greywater opt-in legislation - Release Date 10-Feb-2006: - In 2006 the law changed to allow Service providers to opt-in to allow grey water in sewered areas. qldwater facilitated a joint industry response and industry survey. (202KB)

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