Hong Kong’s water bills should be raised to cope with city’s serious water shortage, think tank claims
Hong Kong officials should seriously consider raising water tariffs to cope with a HK$1.35 billion revenue loss as a result of one third of the city’s water being wasted, a think tank has claimed.
A Civic Exchange report called The Illusion of Plenty suggested subsidised water tariffs urgently needed to be reformed in order to “reflect the real cost of freshwater”.
Published by: SCMP on May 13, 2017
Programme: Water in Hong Kong