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Fixing cities' water crises could send our climate target down the gurgler

Fixing cities' water crises could send our climate target down the gurgler

Many cities such as Santiago and Cape Town face the effects of floods and droughts. The suffering cities must resort to expensive and high energy measures to ensure a sufficient water supply.

Price of Water 2018: Utilities Revise Household Water Rates Formula

Price of Water 2018: Utilities Revise Household Water Rates Formula

The price of residential water continues to increase, about 3.3% for a family of four, but a slower increase than we have seen in years. There is a more drastic rise in California’s water rates at about 7% due to environmental causes like the five year drought and attempting to reverse water pollution. There has been a decrease in the consumption of water which has slowed the rise in water rates, but as a result utility companies are adding a fixed rate on water bills.