Water Act. Claim brought by the applicant, the owner of a ground floor unit, in respect of alleged damaging flows of water from the respondent’s balcony to the applicant’s unit. Finding that, in respect of the major area of internal water damage, the applicant failed to establish the liability of the respondent,
the cause of the damage being extension works carried out by the applicant. In respect of a separate area of minor water damage to applicant’s front porch area, finding that the respondent is liable pursuant to the provisions of the Water Act.

Nemirovskaya v Briggs (Building and Property) [2022] VCAT 232 (22 March 2022)