Sabesp announces program of incentive for water consumption reduction

March 10, 2004
A large Sao Paulo water and wastewater utility has approved an incentive program to persuade water consumers to reduce their water use.


SAO PAULO, Brazil, March 10, 2004 -- The water and wastewater utility Sabesp -- Cia. de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo announced that its board has approved an incentive program for reduction of water use.

The program aims to stimulate the population of the Sao Paulo Metro to reduce water consumption, in order to help facing the water shortage, caused by the low rainfall levels and the following low water levels in the reservoirs that supply the region.

The program will compass the municipalities of the Sao Paulo Metro supplied by the metropolitan aqueduct system and it will be effective for 6 (six) months starting on 03/15/2004.

A 20% (twenty percent) bonus on the water bill, or on the water plus sewage bill, will be granted in the months when consumption is reduced by 20% (twenty percent) in relation to the average consumption calculated by Sabesp, based on the consumption in the same period of the previous year.

Further details on the Program will be available at Sabesp's web site (www.sabesp.com.br).

Sponsored Recommendations

SmartSights WIN-911 Alarm Notification Software Enables Faster Response

March 15, 2024
Alarm notification software enables faster response for customers, keeping production on track

Automated Fresh Water Treatment

March 15, 2024
SCADA, Automation and Control for Efficient and Compliant Operations

Digital Transformation Enables Smart Water

March 15, 2024
During this webinar we will discuss factors driving the transformation to digital water, water industry trends, followed by a summary of solutions (products & services) available...

Automation for Water Treatment and Distribution Systems

Jan. 31, 2024
Dependable, Flexible Control Solutions to Maximize Productivity