Icon Water Limited, (formerly ACTEW Water), is a public unlisted entity wholly owned by the Australian Capital Territory government. Icon Water is responsible for the provision of water supply and sewerage services to the ACT, as well as electricity and gas services via its joint venture, ActewAGL. The company employs over 380 individuals and its head office is in Canberra City.

Icon Water Limited owns and operates the water and sewerage business and assets in the Australian Capital Territory.

The company's assets include three water supply catchments, four dams, two water treatment plants and two main sewage treatment plants in addition to its water supply and sewage networks.


Icon Water is also a 50% owner of ActewAGL through its two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Icon Distribution Investments Limited and Icon Retail Investments Limited. ActewAGL provides electricity and gas services to the ACT and surrounding regional areas of New South Wales.

ActewAGL consists of two partnerships:

  • ActewAGL Distribution (jointly owned by Icon Distribution Investments Limited and Jemena Networks (ACT) Pty Limited) - owns and operates the electricity and gas distribution networks in the ACT and some surrounding areas of NSW.
  • ActewAGL Retail (jointly owned by Icon Retail Investments Limited and AGL ACT Retail Investments Pty Ltd) - retails electricity and gas to residential, government and commercial customers in the ACT and surrounding areas of NSW.

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