The increase in water charges is effective from today

The monthly fee will increase as follows from today
The Water Supply and Drainage Board says that the increase in water charges by 130 percent is effective from today (01).

The gazette announcement related to the revision of water charges was issued by Water Supply Minister Keheliya Rambukwella on August 25.

Accordingly, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board mentioned that the domestic water tariff has been increased from zero to 05 rupees per unit which was 1 rupee to 2 rupees.

It is also stated that the monthly service fee between zero and 25 units has been increased to 300 rupees.

For water charges above 75 units, the usage fee which was Rs. 140 per unit has been increased to Rs. 238.00 and the monthly service charge which was Rs. 1,600 has been increased to Rs. 3,500 under those categories.

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