So, after nine days and numerous statements to defend the price increase – why is there is still no disclosure as to the costs, revenues and profits in the past, and projections for the future? As to “The consumer must feel the price of water, realise how valuable water is in Singapore, every time he or she turns on the tap, right from the first drop,” he said. after hearing the strong reactions to the impending hike, announced during the Budget last week.
“I can understand the angst of our people with the water price increase,” he said. But water, he said, is an existential issue, crucial to the country’s survival” – If water is so “crucial to the country’s survival” – why hasn’t there been any nation-wide campaigns or efforts to get people to conserve and use less water in recent years?