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Tariff for Drinking Water is Set to be Hiked

By HIOC Team

15 Sep 11: The HMWSSB has sent a proposal to the government for approval which states that the tariff for drinking water supplied to domestic and commercial consumers has to be hiked. As per the proposal, the water board has decided to increase the tariffs by Rs.2 to Rs.4 per Kilo Liter (KL) for... »

GHMC and Water Board Prepared to Face Monsoon Chaos

By HIOC Team

14 Jun 11: The GHMC and the HMWS&SB have prepared a disaster management plan to deal with flooding and emergency situations during monsoons. The civic bodies have identified 109 critical water logging points and low lying areas and have decided to complete all the repairing works. All the manholes are being checked and the... »

Water Board to Increase Tariff for Commercial Consumers

By HIOC Team

23 May 2011: The HMWS&SB is planning to increase water tariff for commercial or non-domestic consumers. This step is taken in order to save the water board from the financial crisis. The water board is at present suffering from a monthly net revenue deficit of Rs. 16 crore and the accumulated revenue deficit of... »

Now Customers Can Pay Water Bills Online

By HIOC Team

14 May 2011: The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board, has now created a new facility which will allow the customers to pay their water bills through credit cards, debit cards or through Internet banking. The customers can do the payment transactions by logging in to the website http://www.hyderabadwater.gov.in, select online payment, enter... »

Water Board to Charge Customers for Replacing Old Pipelines with New Ones

By HIOC Team

9 May 2011: The HMWS&SB is planning to change the existing defunct pipelines with the new ones in the pollution prone areas. The cost of this replacement is to be borne by the customers. After the completion of the works, the customers will be levied with one time charge of Rs.2,500 for shifting water... »

Water Bill Defaulters Get Disconnection Notices

By HIOC Team

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has issued notices for about 20,000 defaulters, who had not paid bill for atleast 3 months. All those defaulters owe for about more than Rs.10,000 each in arrears. The defaulters are asked to respond within 15 days of receiving notices, failing which, may result in... »

Get Incentives by Providing Information on Illegal Connections from Water Board

By HIOC Team

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... »

Regular Water Supply By HMWS & SB

By HIOC Team

After a pause of the daily supply of the water by Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) for five months, it has resumed daily water supply to the core city from the main reserviors Osmansagar and Himayatsagar. The two reservoirs have reached full tank levels (FTLs) because of drenching rains. Because of... »

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