Raw and Treated Bulk Water Supply Agreements

Below find sample raw or treated water bulk supply agreements between neighboring utilities or counties, as well as further reading materials on the topic.

These are different from BOT and DBO structures for water supply, which can be found here.

Sample Raw and Treated Bulk Water Supply Agreements


  • Melbourne, Victoria - Bulk Water Supply Agreement between the Melbourne Water Corporation (MWC) and City West Water (CWW), one of the utulities for the city of Melbourne, owned by Government of Victoria. Under the contract CWW purchases bulk water from MWC while MWC supplies, treats and transfers the drinking water and disposes of the sewerage.
  • More sample Bulk Water Supply Agreements are available on the website of MWC.

South Africa

United States

  • Pennsylvania - Water Bulk Supply Agreement between Aqua Pennsylvania Inc. and the Borough of Sharpsville for bulk supply of treated water.

Further Reading and Resources

United Kingdom - Negotiating Bulk Supplies - a Framework, OFWAT August 2013

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Updated: May 7, 2024