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MUA head defends water price hike

MEA debt remains long-term burden

The head of Manx Utilities has defended a 6.4% rise in the Island’s water rate.

It will increase from April.

There will be no hike in electricity prices for 2017-18, however.

MUA Chairman Dr Alex Allinson hopes the public will understand its position, after the debt-laden former MEA was integrated into the Manx Utilities body:

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