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Abu Dhabi Raises Water Use Tariff by 6.6% for Non-Nationals

  • Increase in water price for daily use more than 5 cubic meters
  • Power, water prices remain unchanged for UAE citizens

Abu Dhabi Distribution Co. raised the cost for water use by customers who are not citizens of United Arab Emirates by 6.6 percent starting from Jan. 1, according to a tariff list on the utility’s website.

Residents of the Persian Gulf emirate who aren’t citizens will pay 10.55 dirhams ($2.87) for each cubic meter of water used beyond the level of 5 cubic meters a day, according to the tariff list. The price for water use at that level last year was 9.9 dirhams per cubic meter.