Way farmers are charged for water set to change: government

Outlet: Times Live

May 21, 2013

The way South Africa’s farmers are charged for the water they use is set to change, the government said on Tuesday “We need to move to a volumetric-based system, and meter the supply to agriculture,… and manage it the way we do domestic supplies,” water affairs acting director general Trevor Balzer told reporters at Parliament on Tuesday.

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