South Africa to Raise Water Prices to Boost Supply: Sunday Times

Water tariff increases in South Africa are unavoidable next year, Johannesburg-based Sunday Times reported, citing an interview with Water Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

The extra money will be used for storage facilities, upgrading infrastructure and fixing leaky pipes, the newspaper said. Mokonyane declined to say by how much prices are likely to increase, the newspaper said.

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