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Brighton council member accuses city of price gouging water rates | FOX31 Denver

Brighton council member accuses city of price gouging water rates | FOX31 Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. — We all drink it and we all need it, but water is the source of more than just sustenance in Brighton; it’s at the center of a scandal. Many city residents complained about a big spike in their water bills, so recently-elected City Council member Matt Johnston began to look into it. […]

Integrating IoT for Better Pricing and Smart Water Metering | Wappsys

Integrating IoT for Better Pricing and Smart Water Metering | Wappsys

In one of our previous articles, we talked about the various ways in which water could be priced and how pricing can encourage the use of water in more sustainably. This article is going to talk about how we can integrate the next evolution in technology i.e the Internet of things for better pricing and […]

Walter Williams: How you can prevent price gouging during a disaster | Greensboro.com

Walter Williams: How you can prevent price gouging during a disaster | Greensboro.com

Thirteen states — Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia — have enacted laws to combat what is seen as price-gouging in the wake of natural disasters. Price gouging is legally defined as charging 10 to 25 percent more for something than you charged […]

How to spot price gouging in Austin after water boil notice [Video] | KVUE

How to spot price gouging in Austin after water boil notice [Video] | KVUE

If you’re planning to make a trip to the story to buy water, it’s important to remember that price gouging is illegal. If the store is charging more than it normally would, make sure you report it. Read complete article here: How to spot price gouging in Austin after water boil notice | kvue.com.

Pricing boosts Nestle in Waters, the Americas | Food Business News

Pricing boosts Nestle in Waters, the Americas | Food Business News

VEVEY, SWITZERLAND — Pricing actions paid off for Nestle S.A. in its Americas zone and its Waters business through the first nine months of the year. An increase in pricing, which reflected inflation in commodity and freight costs, had a positive effect of 0.6% as the Americas (A.M.S.) zone reported organic sales growth of 1.4%. […]

Henderson firms accused of hurricane price-gouging | Courier & Press

Henderson firms accused of hurricane price-gouging | Courier & Press

HENDERSON, Ky. – Two Henderson firms are being accused of price gouging in North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has filed two separate price gouging lawsuits involving tree removal in the Wilmington, N.C. area, according to a press release from the North Carolina Department of Justice. In the first suit, […]

Price gouging after disasters is illegal | Murfreesboro Post

Price gouging after disasters is illegal | Murfreesboro Post

Tennessee law helps protect consumers against “price gouging” after disasters. Q. What exactly is “price gouging?” “Price gouging” happens when businesses sharply and unreasonably raise the prices of their goods and services after an event such as a natural disaster or an act of terrorism. Higher prices are not automatically “price gouging” and may be […]

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 […]