Cost of chemicals for water treatment up – PURC justifies increment in water tariffs
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has justified the upward adjustment of water tariffs for the second quarter of 2023.
The PURC announced the increment on Thursday. The new rates take effect from June 1.
In taking this decision, the commission said it took cognizance of the cost of electricity, increased volume cost of chemicals for raw water treatment, the Ghana Cedi/US Dollar exchange rate and inflation, a statement issued on Thursday, May 18 said.
The PURC said is “is grateful to all stakeholders for their participation and input into the tariff approval process.
“The Commission will continue to monitor the operations of the utility service providers to ensure value for money and quality service delivery.”