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Paying User Fees for Water

“Those people that use the resource, ought to pay for the resource. And if you save water, you ought to save money too,” says Ecofiscal Commission chair Chris Ragan. “When we pay for what we use, then there’s a clear signal sent to conserve.”

Watch Chris Ragan Interview


Install water meters for all residents, urges Ecofiscal Commission

“Looking at how municipalities can improve fiscal and environmental sustainability of water systems. The first step, they say, is for all residential and commercial users to install water meters.”

Listen to Dale Beugin Interview


Embrace carbon taxes, new analysis

“There should be a carbon price across this country. We’re not there yet, but we’re getting there,” says Ecofiscal Commission chair Chris Ragan. “We cannot afford to use high cost policies, we should focus on low cost ways to achieve our environmental objectives.”

Watch Rosie Barton's interview


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