Waterboard Simplified Norms for New Connection

Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has simplified norms for obtaining new water connections. According to the new norms, the applicant can produce electricity bill as a proof for getting new connections. Earlier, applicants had to provide proofs such as registered sale deed, gift deed, lease deed, house site patta, Aadhaar card as proof. The new norms come into force on January 1, 2014.

The new norma are also applicable for those who want to regularise illegal connections. But these applicants need to pay Rs. 300 as service charge, Rs. 200 for connection and an amount for unmetered consumption charges for three months.