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
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

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
A Gas Attack?
Explosive Sewage System at Paragon Hotel in Jimbaran Sends two Staff Members to Hospital
(6/25/2016)
India Calling
Bali Calls for Direct Flights Between India and Bali
(6/24/2016)
RIP: Raymond Maurice Butler 1952-2016
Ray Butler, Bali Hotel Veteran Dies from Prolonged Illness at Siloam Hospital
(6/24/2016)
Keeping the Islamic New Year Safe
Bali Boosts Security for Idul Fitri Holiday Rush
(6/24/2016)
Bali Bounces Bogans Back to Base
Badly Behaving Drunken Perth, Australia Man Deported from Bali Just 24-Hours After Arrival
(6/24/2016)
LOT Polish Now Flies to Bali
Twice-Weekly Warsaw to Bali Flights on LOT Polish Airlines Commence Service to Bali
(6/24/2016)
Misinformation as a Virus
Bali Hotel Association Brands Australian Government and Australian Media Statements on Zika Virus as “Hype”
(6/24/2016)
Home for the Holidays
Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport Adding Additional Flights for Idul Fitri Holidays
(6/24/2016)
Quest No More
Woman Commits Suicide by Leaping from Quest Hotel in Kuta
(6/24/2016)
A Rockin’ Middle Age
Hard Rock Hotel Bali Celebrates Founder’s Day With Beach Clean Up & Turtle Release
(6/24/2016)
They Shall Not be Moved
ForBali Protestors Stage Another Mass Demonstration Against Reclamation of Benoa Bay, Vowing Recent Physical Attacks Will not Deter their Protests
(6/19/2016)
Garuda Doodle Dandy
Garuda Indonesia Plans to Fly to USA in 2017
(6/19/2016)
All [News]!