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2009-02-17 Down Under
Aussies propose Crapper Meters
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Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2009-02-17 13:55|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6495 views ]  Top

#1 Aren't you already charged when the water enters your house? Then charged to get rid of it?

How 'bout skipping the tax by going in a bucket and dumping it outside city hall.
Posted by swksvolFF 2009-02-17 15:02||   2009-02-17 15:02|| Front Page Top

#2 My village monthly bill includes a water fee and a sewerage fee. I guess all that's left is a pull-the-handle fee.
Posted by Steve White 2009-02-17 15:06||   2009-02-17 15:06|| Front Page Top

#3 While water was not an issue, in the mid 1990's during the Saddam era, both the Palestine and Sheridan Baghdad hotels used cost 'cutting' measures. A hacksaw was used by the hotel staff to convert a single roll of toilet paper into TWO! Needless to say, great care was exercised during the execution of one's business.
Posted by Besoeker 2009-02-17 16:07||   2009-02-17 16:07|| Front Page Top

#4 We should be prepared for the (drought) situation we are going through now

Todays leading headline on the main Aussie news site is,

Floods ravage 3 states.

NB Australia only has 6 states.
Posted by phil_b 2009-02-17 18:22||   2009-02-17 18:22|| Front Page Top

#5 They are shifting to essentially the system we already have - and water shortages are not our problem. Your water supply is metered, and a fee charged per gallon to cover your usage. Then they assume that the water that comes into your house ends up going back into the sewer and you get charged a second fee to cover sewage treatment. If you use a lot of water washing cars or watering lawns, you are subsidizing toilet flushes, but for drought abatement purposes it works fine. Of course, the more logical approach would be to just raise the water fee/tax itself in order to encourage conservation.
Posted by Glenmore">Glenmore  2009-02-17 19:00||   2009-02-17 19:00|| Front Page Top

#6 Satisfaction guaranteed or double your sewage back.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2009-02-17 19:15||   2009-02-17 19:15|| Front Page Top

#7 I had and used both a well and septic tank. crap like this does NOT affect me.

(My home no longer exists, but both well and septic tank only await re-connecting.)
Posted by Rednek Jim 2009-02-17 20:44||   2009-02-17 20:44|| Front Page Top

#8 Well lets start piss in the street...
Posted by Large Snerong7311 2009-02-17 21:20||   2009-02-17 21:20|| Front Page Top

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