These high water prices are causing much anxiety in the region, and have led the federal government to call on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to hold an inquiry into the water market.
- Neal Hughes
- The Conversation
Inevitably, whenever an important good becomes more expensive – be it housing, electricity or water – there is a rush to identify potential causes and culprits.
Water prices in the southern Murray-Darling Basin have reached their highest levels since the worst of the…