Report: Water Prices Rise Sharply Across America; Double and Triple in Some LocalesSubmitted by Bob-45 on Sun, 10/14/2012 - 14:11
October 1st, 2012
It’s often overlooked and taken for granted, but it’s the most essential of all human resources.
We’re paying 75% more for it today than we were in the year 2000.
According to a recent study by USA Today, which looked at 100 large municipalities across the country, the price increases over the last decade are so significant that many Americans are having to cut other expenses just to keep up:
…the cost of this necessity of life has outpaced the percentage increases of some of these other utilities, carving a larger slice of household budgets in the process.
(On a CONSPIRACY THEORY episode, Jesse Ventura pointed out Nestle has been exporting BILLIONS of gallons for fresh water to China in the form of bottled water)