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Belize Water Services Limited

Belize Water Services Limited

Belize Water Services Limited

Monday, April 28, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Belizeans will pay about seven cents more for water, as the decision of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).

Belize Water Services had asked for 16% and initially got 6.4%, but objected on a basis of a certain section of the revenue being wrongly calculated.

An independent expert has been appointed and his report was recently submitted.

The PUC has now decided to up its rate of increase to 6.9% for all consumers except in Caye Caulker. the Public Utilities Commission has planeed a press briefing for Tuesday afternoon at 2 pm in Belize City.

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