Garment workers call on government to tackle high water prices

A garment worker speaks during a press conference about water prices for garment workers living at rental houses in Phnom Penh, October 1, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Garment workers have called on the government to intervene to ensure that rental house owners are not charging lodgers more than the fixed water price of 800 riel per cubic meter set four years ago, saying that they were struggling to keep up with the high cost of utilities.