state government decides to charge water tariff on water exceeding above 15 cubic meters being used for domestic purposes, implementation to be done in the upcoming assembly session

01/07/2014 … In a bit to take care of the water wastage taking place in and around goa, the state government had decided to charge water tariff on water exceeding above 15 cubic meters being used for domestic purposes and the same could be implemented in the upcoming assembly session …

Addressing media persons pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar said that he had already discussed the issue with the state chief minister Manohar Parrikar and were in process of giving first 15 cubic meter free water which would have charges of water, water billing and sewerage connection charges while the above 15 cubic meter water charges would be charged at 7.50 paise per cubic meter

Dhavlikar said that with such initiatives there would be a control on the judicious use of daily use water from if goan’s state to feel the pinch of high water tariff bills and there would be a stop on commercial activities for which a common man using drinking water for commercial activities would have to pay an extra of rs 24 for per cubic meter

Dhavlikar also stated that the inquiry was going on those officers in his department who were giving pwd tenders to their close ones and the same were being rectified and strict action would be taken as per the law

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