KOLLAM: Water Resources Minister N.K. Premachandran said that selling drinking water was not the policy of the Government.

Irrigation occupies a central position in China

This study was undertaken to gain an understanding of the baseline water supply and sewerage services in Delhi, and assess consumer coping strategies and associated costs, their preferences for service improvements, willingness to pay and affordability for the preferred options.

AHMEDABAD: How efficient is water supply in some of the cities in state? A recent Asian Development Bank (ADB) data book of water utilities for 2007-
08 in 20 cities in country says that Ahmedabad has one of lowest water revenue collection ratios and a poor coverage of water supply network.

In many regions around the world, demand for fresh water now outstrips renewable supplies. Water scarcity is projected to worsen considerably due to a combination of factors such as population increase, higher incomes and changing lifestyles, pollution, and climate change. Agriculture is by far the biggest water user, accounting for more than 70% of global withdrawals.

Mangaloreans asked to pay more for less water to help repay loan Flawed policy and politics over water have left Mangaloreans high and dry. The city has been witnessing fights over water pricing, but the people are not convinced these are actually out of concern for them and not for their political outcome. On August 12, various political parties staged a protest against the ruling

Consumers have no say in the bad plans made in their name mangalore is witnessing fights over water pricing. But beyond politicizing the issue, the protestors themselves are clueless about how the water in their city was priced. The Mangalore Municipal Corporation (mcc) says poor cost recovery is preventing it from delivering the best of services. But facts speak otherwise. An analysis of

Water Supply And Water Drainage Board of Sri Lanka has decided to impose the Value Added Tax (VAT) to water bills with fewer than 25 units.
Additional General Manager of the Water Board said the 15% VAT will be applied to water bills with fewer than 25 units, effective from last July.
He pointed out that 75% of the Sri Lankan water consumers use fewer than 25 units per month.
Meanwhile the Water Board has decided to increase the VAT by 5% for the water bills with higher than 25 units, Additional General Manager added.

Water Supply And Water Drainage Board of Sri Lanka has decided to impose the Value Added Tax (VAT) to water bills with fewer than 25 units.
Additional General Manager of the Water Board said the 15% VAT will be applied to water bills with fewer than 25 units, effective from last July.
He pointed out that 75% of the Sri Lankan water consumers use fewer than 25 units per month.
Meanwhile the Water Board has decided to increase the VAT by 5% for the water bills with higher than 25 units, Additional General Manager added.

Germany might be a fairly rainy and wet place, but water in the country is more expensive than anywhere else on the planet, according to a new survey. At

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