Taipei City considering increase in water price

The China Post
Date: March 29, 2015    

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je said the city is mulling raising the water bill next year, as it is lower

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je inspects the Feitsui Dam, which supplies water to the capital city, yesterday. Water levels at Feitsui remain normal despite a dry spell hitting other parts of Taiwan.(CNA)

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je inspects the Feitsui Dam, which supplies water to the capital city, yesterday. Water levels at Feitsui remain normal despite a dry spell hitting other parts of Taiwan.(CNA)

than those in other parts of Taiwan.

Taipei residents pay NT$8 for every unit of water they use, which is lower than the unit price of NT$10 in central and southern parts of Taiwan, Ko said while inspecting the Feitsui Dam.

Taipei enjoys cheaper water because the cost of taking water from Feitsui is lower than that in other areas. Feitsui also supplies water to some areas neighboring the capital city.

No decisions will be made until next year, but probably there would not be an increase for households that use less than 20 units per month, the mayor said.     [FULL  STORY]

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