The water bill
- What is the bill for?
In general, drinking-water and sanitation services bill consumers to cover their costs. The basic principle in France is that "water pays for itself", i.e. it is not taxes that cover costs.
The water bill frequently groups the amounts due for the two services...
- Why do not all households receive a bill?
In many apartment buildings, only the building manager or the homeowner association sign a contract and receive a bill...
- How are the prices for drinking-water and collective-sanitation services set?
Prices for each service are set by the local government in order to cover the costs incurred in providing the service...
- Does the total price correspond to the addition of the two services?
No, it also includes a number of fees and taxes paid to various public entities...