THE Balearics is the Spanish region with the highest average price of public supply water, according to a report by the Observatory of Sustainability. The average price in
In the Balearics it was €2.65 per cubic meter, in
The regions with the lowest rates included Castilla y Leon with €0.94 per cubic meters, La Rioja with €1.06, Navarra with €1.11 and Cantabria with €1.15.
However, on World Water Day the agency said that the price paid for water in Spain barely covers operating and management costs and that the average price for domestic use increased by 40 per cent between 2001 and 2009.