During 2009–10, total income was $2.2 billion, $230 million (12%) higher than 2008–09. This reflected higher prices determined by IPART and slightly increased water sales, when compared to the previous year.
Sydney Water’s total income for 2009–10 was $2.2 billion, $230 million (12%) higher than
Total operating expenditure of $1.1 billion was $49 million (4.8%) higher than 2008–09. This was driven by higher labour costs and a rise in the cost of bulk water that Sydney Water buys from the Sydney Catchment Authority.
Capital expenditure in 2009–10 covered completion of the desalination plant and pipeline and continued expenditure on asset renewals, reliability, government programs and growth.