How do I report a fault, raise a concern or make a complaint
NEV Water understands that from time to time customers may experience unexpected issues with their water or sewage service.
Reporting a fault
If you become aware of any blockage or leak on your property we encourage you to immediately report this problem to NEV Water by calling 02 4328 1588. If you make the call outside of normal business hours you may be redirected to an emergency response number.
NEV Water will investigate the issue raised. If the fault is with the your own water or sewage plumbing you will be asked to contact an external plumbing service for assistance. NEV Water will provide assistance to enable you to turn off your water supply at the meter until the fault is rectified.
If the leak or fault is identified as being outside you property NEV Water will take responsibility for engaging suitable technicians to rectify the problem as quickly as possible. NEV Water undertakes to provide you with regular updates on progress to resolving the problem.
Raising a concern
If you have any concerns with your water or sewage supply or your invoice NEV Water encourages you to contact us on 02 4328 1588 and raise your concern or to ask a question. We will make every effort to respond immediately to your concern or question. If necessary we will make a formal record of the concern you have raised and research and follow through to provide you with a response as soon as possible. In this situation we commit to providing you with a verbal response followed up by a more formal email response.
Making a complaint
If you feel that NEV Water has not adequately responded to your question or concern or you are unhappy with our response we ask you to register a more formal complaint. NEV Water will escalate your issue and undertake a process of review. We will provide you with a written response to your complaint as well as obviously doing our best to satisfactorily resolve the issue for you. NEV Water has a formal complaint handling a disputes policy. A copy of this policy can be accessed from the following link. NEV058 Code of Conduct – Customer Complaints V1.3
The Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW is a free and independent service that can provide information, advice and assistance to customers.
Please note that, if you are not happy with our handling of your complaint or you wish to seek independent advice about it, you always have the option to contact the Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON) for assistance or review of the outcome of your complaint. the Energy &water Ombudsman NSW’s contact details are.
Energy & Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON)
Freecall: 1800 246 545
Freefax: 1800 812 291
Mail: Reply Paid 86550, Sydney South NSW 1234
Claims for damages
We try to ensure our work doesn’t have a negative impact on the safety and wellbeing of the Narara community. If you need to make a claim for injury, or for loss or damage to your property please commence this process by making a formal complaint as outlined in the section above.
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