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Tag: water tariffs

New water rates won’t burden the people, says govt

The water, land and natural resources minister says the increased tariffs may be announced by year-end.

6 states agree to increase water tariffs, says minister

The water, land and natural resources minister also says that Putrajaya has no plans to set a ceiling price for water in each state.

Group hails government’s plans for hike in water price

Water Watch Penang says it is time to wean consumers off the 'subsidy mentality' and penalise those who waste water.

Hike in water price certain, only question is how much, says...

Chow Kon Yeow says the state and federal governments are discussing the rate of increase.

No water tariff hike in Selangor, KL, Putrajaya for now

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.

Azmin: Reasonable water tariffs in Selangor after restructuring

The economic affairs minister says the restructuring exercise has been delayed for a long time.

Federal government does not determine state water tariffs

Federal government only gives its approval after the study and review conducted by the National Water Services Commission (SPAN).

Guan Eng hits out at Liang over Penang water rates issue

Penang CM outlines exchange of letters between PBA and SPAN, following disputed series of events by SPAN chief Liang Teck Meng.

Water conservation surcharge versus water tariffs

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.

Penang has highest domestic water use rate in nation

Chief Minister blames this on low water rates that lead to wastage but has no intention to increase them.