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Austria approves investment of 46 million euros in national water projects

Wastewater Treatment Plant Rossau in Innsbruck. Source: Wikimedia Commons

The Austrian government is prepared to invest approximately 46 million euros in drinking water projects, expansion of wastewater treatment plants and flood protection. The investment of the government is meant to provoke a total investment of 200 million euros. This was announced by...
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Eureau: Water prices should include budget for investing in infrastructure

Water service providers should be able to invest in water infrastructure on the basis of charged water prices. Thus the Cost Recovery Principle, also known as Article 9 in the Water Framework Directive (WFD), should be strengthened. Eureau, the organisation of private and public water service providers across Europe, pleas for introducing water prices that ensure these investments.

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