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 Kyiv residents to pay 15 percent more for cold water and drainage

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The National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission has increased rates for consumers of cold water supply and drainage by Kyivvodokanal PJSC up to 15.79 hryvnia per cubic meter ($0.60), which makes a 14.7 percent increase.

The Commission's decisions ##551-552 dated April 26, 2017 have been published in Uriadovyi Kurier government newspaper on May 11, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

The rate for cold water supply increases by 23.3 percent, up to 8.44 hryvnia per cubic meter, for water drainage - by 6.1 percent, up to 7.36 hryvnia per cubic meter.

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The key reasons behind the rates increase are a rise in Kyivvodokanal staff salaries by 19-20 percent, and 46-72 percent higher taxes and duties.
 
 
 
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