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WATER ACT 2002

Section 73(4)

REGULAR TARIFF ADJUSTMENT IN ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD (AWSB) AREA

The Water Services Regulatory Board has, in pursuant to Section 73 (5) of the Water Act 2002, approved a Regular Tariff increase for water and sewerage tariffs for Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Company Limited (NCWSC).

 Under the powers granted under sections 73 (1) and 73 (4) of the Water Act 2002, Athi Water Services Board do hereby give notice to all existing and potential water and sewerage customers of NCWSC that the current tariffs have been adjusted upwards with effect from 1st November 2015 and will be reviewed annually.

1.0    Water Tariff Structure for Year 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18

Type of customer

Approved  tariff  per M3 (Ksh)

Domestic/Residential

 

Consumption Block

 

 0- 6 

Flat rate 204

 7 - 60. 

53.00

 >60

64.00

Commercial / Industrial

 

Consumption Block

 

 0- 6. 

Flat rate 204

 7 - 60. 

53.00

 >60

64.00

Government Institutions

 

Consumption Block

 

 0- 6. 

Flat rate 204

 7 - 60. 

53.00

 >60

64.00

Government funded  Public (pre-primary, primary and Secondary) Schools

 

Consumption Block

 

 0-600

48.00

 601-1200

55.00

 >1200

60.00

 

 

Water Kiosks

20.00

Water at ATM Water Dispenser 

 25.00

Bulk Water to residential flats/ gated communities(from 25 households and above)

53.00

 

 

Pre-paid Meter customers

52.00

 

 

Bulk Water to WSPs for resale(to be supported by a bulk sale agreement)

30.00

2.0    Sewerage Tariff

  1. Sewerage is charged at 75% of the water billed for all customers with a sewer connection
  2. Disconnected water accounts shall be charged based on the average of the last three months’ sewer charges before the disconnection.
  3. Customers with no water connection but connected to the sewerage system:

    i.    Domestic Customers: flat rate of Ksh. 200 per month
    ii.    Government, Schools, Multi-dwelling units, Gated Communities and Commercial/Industrial customers: 75% of volume of water used as per the metered source of water.

3.0    Miscellaneous Charges

            Item

 

 

Approved  Charge (Ksh.)

Meter Rent Per Month

 

Meter Size

 

½ inches

50

¾ inches

100

1 inch

250

1 ½  inches

250

2 inches

250

3 inches

450

4 inches

800

6 inches

1250

8 and above

2000

   

Water Deposit

 

Category of consumer

 

Domestic

2,500

Water Kiosks

5,000

Commercial

25,000

Industries

50,000

Domestic Construction

                       25,000

Commercial construction

50,000

Other Charges

 

New Water Connection fee,1/2 inch  to 1 inch

2,500

New Water Connection fee,11/2  to 3 inch 

7,500

New Water Connection fee, above 3 inch 

15,000

Reconnection fee – at meter point

1,000

Reconnection fee – at mains

5,000 and double deposit

Illegal connection-Commercial, Industry, Construction(Fraud)

100,000 plus estimated consumption during the period of the illegality

Illegal connection(Fraud) – Domestic

30,000 plus estimated consumption during the period of the illegality

Tanker – 8000, 16,000 litres

2,500, 5,000 respectively per tanker within WSP area for all consumers

Replacement of stolen or damaged meters

100% of the market cost of the meter

Meter testing on request

100

Leak detection services

1,000

Sewer Connection- Residential

5,000

Sewer Connection- Commercial

7,500

Sewer Connection- Industrial

15,000

 

Private sewer unblocking(per manhole)

2,500

Sewer Reconnection

15,000

Exhauster Services(Company Exhauster)

5,000. for other customers and 4,000. for informal settlements

Private Exhausters

(Dumping into the company’s sewer system)

15,000. per Truck per month

 

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