Tag: water pricing

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 […]

Why Water Pricing and Management in Singapore Needs to be More Ambitious | Brink Asia

Why Water Pricing and Management in Singapore Needs to be More Ambitious | Brink Asia

A recent poll in Singapore’s national daily, The Straits Times, showed that 75 percent of Singaporeans have no idea what their monthly water bill is. Yet, when the Singapore government recently announced that the country’s water price would be increased in two stages, they opened the sluice gates to a torrent of mainstream and social media comments […]

Debating the real cost of drinking water — Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada | Malay Mail Online

Debating the real cost of drinking water — Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada | Malay Mail Online

FEBRUARY 21 — Singapore’s decision to raise water prices after 17 years is to be applauded. Studies show that pricing can affect behaviour, and there is strong evidence to suggest that under-priced or free water leads to very inefficient uses of water, including increased wastage. Take the case of Doha, the capital of Qatar, where […]

The Inequities of Water Pricing | PPIC Blog

The Inequities of Water Pricing | PPIC Blog

California’s residential water pricing is highly variable, with some of the state’s poorest communities paying many times more for water than neighboring towns and cities. We talked to JR DeShazo—director of the Luskin Center for Innovation at UCLA and a member of the PPIC Water Policy Center research network—about his work to document the inequities […]

Don’t let California’s water pricing tiers fall | LA Times

Don’t let California’s water pricing tiers fall | LA Times

Municipal water agencies deny that the sole purpose of tiered pricing — in which users pay more per gallon as they use more gallons — is to encourage conservation, but such rate structures just happen to provide fair and sensible incentives for Californians to use their most precious public resource wisely and with respect for […]

Water pricing in the real world | Global Water Intelligence

Water pricing in the real world | Global Water Intelligence

How much do people pay for water when they don’t have a utility service? It is an important question because it is only when you can see what people are already paying that the economics of extending utility services become obvious. In this month’s Global Water Intelligence David Lloyd Owen has collected some data on […]