The drought is about to whack Capetonians in the pocket‚ doubling the price of water in the next two years.

Rakai/Kyotera — Prices for water in the two districts of Rakai and Kyotera have shot up in the past couple of months due to a long dry spell experienced by the two districts.

This study provides guidance on pricing policy reform to promote sustainable and socially inclusive water use and management in Vietnam. The study considers investment needs in the water sector, and reviews alternative approaches to water pricing that are likely to generate much-needed financial capital.

In 2017, the Philippines adopted a set of long-term development goals for the country called AmBisyon Natin 2040. Developed through a participatory process, these goals provide overall guidance as well as a target for a series of more specific development plans.

“Ten Actions for Financing Infrastructure” identifies a set of actions to help bridge the financing gap for water infrastructure. The report highlights the innovative operational and practical functions that can contribute to lowering the barriers that remain despite an apparent abundance of capital.

Policy makers and utility managers can use a variety of tariff structures to calculate customers’ bills for water and sanitation services, ranging from a simple flat monthly fee to complicated multipart tariffs with seasonal pricing based on metered water use.

Achieving universal, safely managed water and sanitation services by 2030, as envisioned by the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, is projected to require capital expenditures of USD 114 billion per year (1). Investment on that scale, along with accompanying policy reforms, can be motivated by a growing appreciation of the value of water. Yet our ability to value water, and incorporate these values into water governance, is inadequate.

The tenth edition of the Tanzania Economic Update covers the state of the economy and includes a near term outlook, with a special focus chapter on one of the most cross-cutting determinants of development outcomes, water resource management.

The “General Guidelines for Water Audit & Water Conservation” have been prepared as conceptual guidelines to cover broadly three main sectors of water use viz. irrigation,

The Water Rates for Surface Water and Ground Water should be rationalized with due regard to the interest of small and marginal farmers says this report by the Central Water Commission (CWC).

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