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27.09.2013
Charging full cost for water can encourage more efficient use

EEA // Flat-fee water charges are still common in parts of Europe. Such schemes, where users pay a fee regardless of the volume used, do not encourage efficient behaviour, either in households or agriculture, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA).

Download the EEA study "Assessment of cost recovery through water pricing"

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