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What are the new rates for water and sewer service?

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The new rates for services associated with the supply of water and sewerage have generated diverse opinions in the population. Many comments in Cubadebate suggest the need to correctly measure consumption, as well as reduce leaks and increase control so that this natural resource reaches homes efficiently. The vice president of the Superior Organization of Business Management of Water and Sanitation, Ing. Yunior González Núñez affirmed that some aspects of the new rates are being evaluated, in the logical process of ordering the economy .

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Liquidity of liquid

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In the midst of a tidal wave of rate increases in Cuba, the Higher Organization for Business Management (OSDE) for Water and Sanitation announces new rates for hydraulic and sewerage services. Although it exceeds the multiplication table used for other products, an increase of 700 percent for drinking liquid, historically almost given away the service, continues to be laughable: the bills will reach between just 1.75 and 21 pesos per month per inhabitant, no more .

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Hydraulic Capacity of Eastern Cuba Increases

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The hydraulic capacity of eastern Cuba improves its prospects today, taking into account the most recent reports that place a note of optimism in this regard. A report from the Cuban News Agency points out this weekend that in the eastern Cuban province of Camagüey, water reservoirs reach 90 percent of their total capacity.

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A mega-project in the heart of Cuba

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The impressive mass of water in Mayarí reservoir (354 million cubic meters) and the dam that holds it back – unique in the country given its height and wall of impermeable concrete – make clear that the East-West Diversion is a mega construction project, evidence of the country’s technical ability.

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Kuwait Supports Rehabilitation of Cuban Water Supply Networks

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The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, has maintained an important cooperation with Cuba in the rehabilitation of water supply networks in several provinces and the capital, according to an official from that institution attending the Cubagua-2015 forum, running here. In conversation with Prensa Latina, the manager of that mechanism for this region, Abdullah Kh al-Musaibeeh, stated that about four cooperation projects are being implemented in Santiago de Cuba, Holguin and Havana.