Israelis look for new route to lower water tariffs

The Israeli government is changing the way its regional water companies manage their money in a bid to lower the consumer cost of water. A more drastic reshuffle of the companies could still be on the cards.

Israel’s Energy and Water Ministry is planning to reorganise the country’s water sector in a bid to lower the price of water for consumers.
 
The latest announcement, made in late July, involves a change in regulations that would allow the country’s regional and municipal water companies to return their profits to customers. Currently the law only permits the 55 regional...

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