by Jean-Baptiste CALO
The utility company responsible for the water concession in Port-VIla, Unelco Vanuatu has officially announced last week a 6% decrease of the water price per cubic metre compared to 2014.
The water price has been reduced several times during the last three years.
In 2012, the tarif was at a bit more than VT 64 per cubic metre and was decreased by 1% in 2013.
From 2013 to 2014 , another reduction of 2% on the water price per cubic was implemented by Unelco Vanuatu in the Port-VIla water concession.
In 2014, the water price has gradually decreased and reached VT 62.9 per cubic metre in mid 2013.
And the latest and more consequent decrease of 6% of the water tariff has been implemented in July 2015.
The current price of the water is now at VT 59.2 per cubic meter.