Unfair Price Increases?

Outlet: The economics of water

July 31, 2009

Farmers in the Imperial Irrigation District are upset that their water price will rise by $1/af per year over the next 3 years to $20/af.
Yes, that’s over 16,000 gallons for a buck. Quite a deal? Not according to the farmers. They say that “viable agriculture” cannot handle the extra $3 charge…

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