Singaporeans can soon compare water usage with their neighbours [News]

March 26, 2014 by  
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By Siau Ming En, Channel NewsAsia, 24 Mar 2014

Are you and your family using more or less water than your neighbours? The authorities will soon provide households with this information, as part of a new tactic to spur water conservation.

Currently, water utility bills give information on the average water consumption of households of the same housing type across Singapore. But in the second half of this year, national water agency PUB will include data on the average water usage of households of the same housing type in your block or on your street.

Said Mr Chong Hou Chun, Director of the PUB’s Water Supply (Network) Department: “We believe allowing consumers to contrast their consumption patterns with those of their neighbours will create social motivation and encourage water conservation.”

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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