Water tariffs for the population can grow up to 1.5 per cent
The government is considering raising the water rates. The initiative aims to raise funds to Finance projects “Drinking water” and “improvement of the river Volga”.
Corresponding instruction of the Ministry of environment and the Ministry of construction gave the first Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov.
In total, the implementation of these two directions of the national project “Ecology” requires 782 billion.
According to experts, if the decision on increase of tariffs for water will be accepted for the people they can grow up to 1.5 per cent.
The rates may increase for businesses that use water to produce electricity. Can increase the fee for use of waters (e.g., fishing or construction of berths) on the rivers Volga, Don, Lena, Black and Azov seas, lake Baikal and others.