Tag: water pricing

Five-year pricing strategy offers ‘stability’ – MU Chair [Podcast] | Manx Radio

Five-year pricing strategy offers ‘stability’ – MU Chair [Podcast] | Manx Radio

Proposals to link future price increases to Manx CPI Proposed changes to the charging structure for electricity, water and sewerage in the Island will offer consumers ‘stability’, according to the chair of Manx Utilities. Dr Alex Allinson will put forward a new five-year pricing strategy at the October sitting of Tynwald. If approved, it would see annual […]

Trickle-Down Economics: Pricing H2O [Podcast] | Planet Money – NPR

Trickle-Down Economics: Pricing H2O [Podcast] | Planet Money – NPR

When demand for a commodity is high and supply is low, providers usually just raise the price. That pushes demand down. But when that commodity is water – an essential for human life – those pricing rules don’t apply. Or do they? Read complete article here: Trickle-Down Economics: Pricing H2O : Planet Money : NPR.

SBP advocate rise in water tariff to help build reservoirs, avoid water shortages | Dunya News

SBP advocate rise in water tariff to help build reservoirs, avoid water shortages | Dunya News

KARACHI (Dunya News) – The State Bank of Pakistan strongly criticized the water pricing system in the country and asked for due attention as lower tariff rates has been one of the biggest which dampened the government exchequer of not collecting the enough funds for construction of any reservoirs. The State Bank of Pakistan released […]

Plan to freeze water rates in Manx Utilities’ debt review | BBC News

Plan to freeze water rates in Manx Utilities’ debt review | BBC News

Home and business owners in the Isle of Man could see water and sewerage rates frozen for 2018-2019 following a review of Manx Utilities £538m debt. National Economic Research Associates (NERA) recommended the debt be restructured to “reduce the potential burden of charges on customers”. It said the historic debt should be reduced in exchange […]

Irma price gouging highlights sad truth: Consumer fleecing is the new normal | WTOP

Irma price gouging highlights sad truth: Consumer fleecing is the new normal | WTOP

(THE CONVERSATION) Since Hurricane Irma put Florida in its sights, there have been thousands of reports of price gouging on everything from water to gasoline. The most notable complaint was not, however, the one alleging a US$72 charge for a six-pack of water. Rather, it was the $3,200 reportedly asked by Delta for a ticket […]

Amazon Faces Angry Twitter Mob Over $100 Water | Euronews

Amazon Faces Angry Twitter Mob Over $100 Water | Euronews

An Amazon representative told NBC News in a statement that the company does not “engage in surge pricing and product prices do not fluctuate by region or delivery location.” “We are actively monitoring our website and removing offers on bottled water that substantially exceed the recent average sales price. Prices have not widely fluctuated in […]

Amazon Water Case Prices Spike Ahead Of Hurricane Irma | Crime Time

Amazon Water Case Prices Spike Ahead Of Hurricane Irma | Crime Time

In a statement, the company denounced surge pricing. “We do not engage in [it],” the spokeswoman said in a statement. “Amazon prices do not fluctuate by region or delivery location. Prices on bottled water from Amazon, and third-party sellers that are doing their own fulfillment to customers, have not widely fluctuated in the last month.” That […]

Amazon faces complaints of price gouging ahead of Irma | CBS News

Amazon faces complaints of price gouging ahead of Irma | CBS News

Amazon said it doesn’t engage in surge pricing, and denied that bottled water prices have changed recently. “We do not engage in surge pricing,” the spokeswoman said in a statement. “Amazon prices do not fluctuate by region or delivery location. Prices on bottled water from Amazon, and third-party sellers that are doing their own fulfillment […]

Coke, Tatas watch out: Patanjali’s bottled water plan could create a splash | Moneycontrol.com

Coke, Tatas watch out: Patanjali’s bottled water plan could create a splash | Moneycontrol.com

Predatory pricing strategy can’t be ruled out Patanjali’s pricing strategy has been varied depending on the product category under question. While for Ghee, Patanjali enjoys a certain premium pricing with respect to other national players. In case of honey, Patanjali has resorted to predatory pricing. In case of bottled drinking water, we expect Patanjali to […]

Volume-based charges suggested in council’s freshwater strategy | Stuff.co.nz

Volume-based charges suggested in council’s freshwater strategy | Stuff.co.nz

Pricing is high on Waikato Regional Council’s wish list for managing the region’s freshwater resources. It comes as tensions rise over water-bottling companies that look to export billions of litres at no cost for the raw product. Six political parties in Parliament want a pricing regime and the National Government is open to the idea. … “If we […]