No. 30



UAE Water Prices To Rise

The UAE Minister of Water and Electricity has said that water prices will be raised in the course of 1996 and hinted that industry will be made to pay more than domestic users. In an article for The Gulf Today on 17 April, Mr. Humaid ibn Nasir al-'Uwais said, "only by raising prices will people stop wasting water." He said that the cost of water production was 2.5 fils per gallon but that the public and industry alike are...