First 6,000 Litres No Longer Free

New Delhi: Get ready to pay more for water in the new year. From being the city with the lowest water tariff, Delhi is set to charge the highest (Rs 470) among the four metros for households using up more than 30 kilolitres a month.

The Delhi Jal Board on Monday put its stamp on the hike in water tariff in the Capital, amid indications that rates will almost double, though they will still be among the lowest in the country, Board sources said.

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The Delhi Jal Board is yet to fix the fresh rates for water and table it before the Delhi Cabinet.

Officials in the agency say the tariff will be more than doubled, pointing out at the same time that the new tariff structure will continue to be the lowest in the country despite the hike.

At a time of mounting population pressures, environmental declines, and growing demand for water, the Paul H.

While the city faces 30% water cut after Diwali, a society in Prabhadevi is selling water from a ring well dug in its premises. Manoj Co-operative Housing Society in G (North) ward makes Rs10,000 a month by selling non-potable water to tankers.

Pune The Maharashtra Bottled Water Manufacturers Association is up in arms over what they call the MIDC

Aug. 27: The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has decided to hike the price of the water supplied through tankers.
The Water Board has constituted a committee to examine the rise in expenditure involved in water supply due to the rise in diesel prices and suggest the rate of hike.

Agartala: The Fitch Ratings, a leading global rating agency recorded the cost of water production in the state to be Rs 19 per kilo litre-one, highest in the country.