Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali's Diminishing Water Supply
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali's Diminishing Water Supply

New Ruling Increases the Cost of Sub-Terrain Water Used by Local Hotels by 1,000 Percent.


Bali News: Bali, Sub-terrain water usage, price increase, Bali Tourism Board, Ngurah Wijaya, Panudiana Kuhn.
Click Image to Enlarge

(9/7/2009)

A ten-fold increase applied to hotels using sub-terrain water is prompting complaints from Bali's tourism industry.

The Chairman of the Bali Tourism Board (BTB), Ngurah Wijaya, told BisnisBali that his organization would soon seek a meeting with the island's governor to discuss the 1,000% increase. Said Wijaya: "We never imagined that their would be a 10-fold increase. This is a burden as companies must confront this large increase as almost all hotels in Bali use sub-terrain water sources.

The new regulation issued by the governor on June 11, 2009, set new tariffs for the use of sub-terrain water by both area and industrial sector. The new tariff charges 4 and 5 star hotels in Denpasar, Gianyar and Badung Rp. 75,000 (US$7.50) per cubic meter of water consumed above 2,500 cubic meters. Chemical industries have received the largest increase and are now being charged Rp. 115,000 (US$11.50) per cubic meter of water.

Wijaya said that the people of Bali support efforts to reduce the consumption of sub-terrain water, but, at the same time, said the government must offer alternative water sources by developing the public water board's (PAM) delivery system.

According to the Head of the Businessman's Association of Bali, Panudiana Kuhn, one 5 star hotel in Kuta has seen its water bill suddenly increase to Rp. 1.5 billion (US$150,000) from its former level of Rp. 150 million (US$15,000) a month.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Trans-national Crime Bust in Bali
Bali Police Arrest 64 Foreigners at Four Locations Involved in Cybercrime Syndicate
(1/15/2018)
Bale Banjar Culture Club Shapes Up for 2018
Monthly Program of Popular Cultural Lectures Continue at Ayodya Bali Resort in Nusa Dua
(1/15/2018)
Pray, Go to Prego
Sunday Brunch at Prego at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali a Fun-Filled Family Affair
(1/15/2018)
Say ‘Yes’ to Nyonya
Exceptional Value at Perankan Lunch Available Every Sunday at Rumah Luwih Hotel on the IB Mantra Highway in Bali
(1/15/2018)
Unlicensed to Steal
Government Cracks Shuts Down Illegal Company Selling Property to Foreigners in Petitenget, Bali
(1/15/2018)
Mountainous Radiuses Radii
Controversy Brewing Over Reduction of Size of Exclusion Zone Surrounding Mount Agung Volcano
(1/15/2018)
Shores in Need of Shoring
Klungkung Shoreline Under Severe Threat from Erosion
(1/15/2018)
Indonesia Waives the Rules and Rule the Waives
Indonesia’s Newest Destroyer KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai Inaugurated in Bali
(1/15/2018)
Take Two Tablets, Moses!
Six Balinese Men Face Possible Legal Action for Spiritual Quest to Mount Agung’s Crater
(1/15/2018)
An Annual Cycle for Cycles
600-kilometer ‘Tour de Indonesia’ Bicycle Race to Cross the Finish Line in Bali on Sunday, January 28, 2018
(1/15/2018)
From Salty to Sweet
Water Board Wants Crackdown on Hotel’s Desalinating Sea Water without Required Permits
(1/15/2018)
Dominion Over Earth and Heavens Above
Indonesia Serious Abut Preventing Foreign Intrusion into its Air Space
(1/15/2018)
All [News]!