Our policies set goals and guidelines for the organisation and our employees.
Our customer charters set out our service standards and conditions and your rights and obligations as a customer.
The charters are in line with the Customer Service Code from the Essential Services Commission.
|Summary Customer Charter||PDF 175KB|
|Customer Charter: your rights explained (for customers supplied with reticulated drinking water, reticulated non-drinking water and/or reticulated sewerage services)||PDF 287 KB|
|Customer Charter: your rights explained (for customers supplied with water by a separate written agreement)||PDF 194 KB|
|Customer Charter: trade waste||PDF 106 KB|
Under the Water Industry Act, the Minister for Water made and issued a Statement of Obligations to Victorian water corporations.
|Department of Environment and Primary Industries: Statement of Obligations for Victorian Water Corporations||PDF 325 KB|
We are bound by the following state and federal legislation:
Under the Water Act, we can enact by-laws effective within our service area as required.
|Water Restrictions By-Law 190||PDF 274 KB|
Barwon Water employees (including managers and senior executives), Board members and ‘in-house’ contractors and consultants are bound by this policy. The policy sets out our standards and procedures for responding to gift offers.
The policy is consistent with standards set by the Victorian Public Sector Commission.
|Gifts benefits and hospitality policy
||PDF 97 KB|
|Gifts, benefits and hospitality register (updated January 2017)||PDF 53 KB|
|Privacy collection statement for gifts||PDF 43 KB|
Our integrated management system is the framework of policies, processes and procedures that define, control and improve our customer satisfaction, environmental management, and the health and safety of our customers and staff.
We comply with the following international and Australian standards:
|Drinking Water Quality Policy||PDF 49 KB|
|Health Safety Wellbeing Policy||PDF 74 KB|
|Enterprise Risk Management System Policy||PDF 75 KB|
|Environmental Policy||PDF 49 KB|