24 Nov 2020

Aucklanders face water bill rise as WaterCare sees rising costs

From Checkpoint, 6:11 pm on 24 November 2020

Aucklanders can expect to be paying higher water bills next year, with WaterCare reviewing its pricing as the effects of Covid-19 continue to bite.

The council-controlled organisation has faced mounting costs this year with the region experiencing an ongoing drought.

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the cost of additional water supplies will have to be paid for somewhere down the line.

Katie Doyle reports.