Nat'l infrastructures minister declares water prices to rise by 25%

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By EHUD ZION WALDOKS
January 1, 2010 08:27

 
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National Infrastructures Minister Uzi Landau (Israel Beiteinu) declared Friday morning that water prices would indeed rise by the planned 25 percent "because the water economy needs to be saved." "The half percent lowering of value added tax (VAT) could cover the cost of the price hike," he added. "Otherwise, it will fall on the public."

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