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News Thirsty world needs higher water prices - OECD

Secretary General Angel Gurria of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development told an OECD forum in Paris, France that if governments charge higher rates for water, it will help reduce shortages by discouraging waste. In addition, he said, the increased revenues would allow greater investment in water technology and infrastructure.

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News type Inbrief
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Source of information SAHRA Water News Watch
Keyword(s) water price
Geographical coverage International
News date 24/05/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH