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Notices Served by SCB on Water Defaulters

By correspondent

The Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) has begun to serve legal notices on big water bill defaulters. Some of these bills are pending for over a decade. In view of summer, authorities have cautioned that if the defaluters do not clear the arrears, water supply will be cutoff. The total amount of arrears are about... »

Concession in Interest for Defaulters: Water Board

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With an objective of closing issues with old dues that are pending against users, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewage Board (HMWS&SB) is going to offer concession in interest to defaulters. This is to ensure that they pay off dues that are pending for long. This concession is applicable to users including government... »

Water Board Officials Seize Defaulters’ Assets

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The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS & SB) under Revenue Recovery (RR) Act seized assets from the defaulters. This was the second time the Board seized the assets for non payment of dues in the last two months. The defaulters were given disconnection notices and red notice was issued to them... »

Sufficient Groundwater in City Until Monsoon

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According to officials of the Ground Water Department (GWD) of state government, there is enough quantity of groundwater. This water will last until the next monsoon. The quantity of groundwater at a place is determined by checking the depth of water where it is found. The depth at which ground water was available was... »

Waterboard Simplified Norms for New Connection

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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... »

One-Time settlement of Water Bill Dues

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The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has decided to extend One Time Settlement (OTS) scheme by waiving the entire interest amount to both private and government defaulters coming forward to clear their long pending dues. Following are important points: Private defaulters with long pending dues will be given Full interest waiver... »

Hike in Water Tariff for Firms

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For industries and commercial category consumers, the state government has decided to hike water tariff by 100%. The Water Board will be earning an extra income of 300 crore per year with this tariff revision. For all consumer categories, last tariff was revised in December 2011. The domestic consumers have been spared. On Wednesday,... »

Water Tariff to Double in Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB)

By HIOC Team

SCB is planning to hike the current water tariff from Rs. 6 per KL (kiloliters) to Rs. 13.50 per KL from 2013. The residents in the cantonment are facing a lot of trouble due to water shortage. The area gets low pressure water only once in three days and the water supplied is only... »

Secunderabad Cantonment Board Decides to Fix Water Meters for Residential Connections

By HIOC Team

To improve income and to monitor water usage and consumption, Secunderabad Cantonment Board has decided to fix water meters for all the residential connections in its jurisdiction. This decision was taken after the SCB found that it was not getting the expected revenue even after issuing bills, besides, receiving complaints from the customers regarding... »

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... »

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