Tag: water tariffs
The water, land and natural resources minister says the increased tariffs may be announced by year-end.
The water, land and natural resources minister also says that Putrajaya has no plans to set a ceiling price for water in each state.
Water Watch Penang says it is time to wean consumers off the 'subsidy mentality' and penalise those who waste water.
Chow Kon Yeow says the state and federal governments are discussing the rate of increase.
Selangor MB Amirudin Shari, however, says future rates will depend on the state's capabilities in view of the rising cost to produce clean water.
The economic affairs minister says the restructuring exercise has been delayed for a long time.
Federal government only gives its approval after the study and review conducted by the National Water Services Commission (SPAN).
Penang CM outlines exchange of letters between PBA and SPAN, following disputed series of events by SPAN chief Liang Teck Meng.
The water consumption surcharge is about reducing the consumption of water to ensure Penang is not forced to undertake water rationing measures in the near future.
Chief Minister blames this on low water rates that lead to wastage but has no intention to increase them.