Get Incentives by Providing Information on Illegal Connections from Water Board

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Board and Sewerage Board has decided to offer incentives to the informants on illegal connections as they are losing crores of revenue due to these connections. The new scheme will most likely to start in January 2011.

The minimum incentive for providing information on illegal connections is fixed for Rs.1,000 by the board. For the multi-storied building depending on the pipe size, the incentive may vary between Rs.5,000 to Rs.10,000.

The Board will soon post the addresses of the connections with their Consumer Account Number (CAN) and other relevant details on its website (

Source: TOI