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Tariff Details

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THIKA WATER AND SEWERAGE COMPANY LIMITED 2016/17 2018/19
Block Approved Tariff (Ksh)

Residential Household

0-6 Ksh 33
7-20 Ksh 50
21-50 Ksh 60
51-100 Ksh 65
100-300 Ksh 70
Above 300 Ksh 75

Commercial/Industrial

0-6 Ksh 40
7-20 Ksh 55
21-50 Ksh 65
51-100 Ksh 70
101-300 Ksh 75
Above 300 Ksh 80

Government Institutions

0-6 Ksh 40
7-20 Ksh 55
21-50 Ksh 65
51-100 Ksh 70
101-300 Ksh 75
Above 300 Ksh 80

Schools and Colleges

0-600 Ksh 50
601-1200 Ksh 55
Above 1200 Ksh 60

Water Kiosks

Per-M3 Fixed Charge Ksh.25

Resale at Water Kiosk

Per-20 Litres Fixed Charge Ksh.0

Bulk water supply

Per-M3 Fixed Charge Ksh.0

Water Bowser(Tanker)

Per-M3 Fixed Charge Ksh.0

Flat Rate (Un-metered)

Per-Month Fixed Charge Ksh.0

Prepaid Meters

Per-M3 Fixed Charge Ksh.0
Sewer Tariff
Sewerage is charged at 75% of the water charge for all customers

Meter Rent

Size (Inches) Approved Tariff (Ksh)
inch 50
inch 100
1 inch 250
1 inches 250
2 inches 250
3 inches 450
4 inches 800
6 inches 1250
8 inches and above 1500

Water Deposits

Connection Type Approved Tariff (Ksh)
Domestic 2500.00
Water Kiosks 5000.00
Commercial 25000.00
Industries 50000.00
Domestic Construction 15000.00
Commercial Construction 50000.00

Other Charges

Service Approved Tariff (Ksh)
New Water Connection fee (1/2 inch to 1 inch) 2500.00
New Water Connection fee (1.5 inch to 3 inch) 7500.00
New Water Connection fee (Above 3 inch) 15000.00
Water Tanker -8000 & 16,000 litres 2,500 ,5000 respectively per tanker within WSP area for all consumers
Sewer connection- residential 5000.00
Sewer connection- Commercial 7500.00
Sewer connection- Industrial 15000.00
Private sewer unblocking (per manhole) 2500.00
Sewer reconnection 15000.00
Exhauster services(company exhauster 4,000 for informal settlements and 5,000 for other customers
Meter testing on request 100.00
Leak detection services 1000.00

Penalties

Penalty Description Approved Tariff (Ksh)
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
Replacement of stolen or damaged meters 100% of the market cost of the meter
Sewer Reconnection 15000.00
Reconnection fee- at meter point 1000.00
Reconnection fee- at mains 5000 and double deposit

Targets for the Tariff Period

Indicator 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
Water Coverage (%) 96 97 98
Water Quality (%) 100% compliance with the quality standards 100% compliance with the quality standards 100% compliance with the quality standards
Non Revenue Water (%) 30 28 27
Hours of Supply (Hrs) 21 22 22
Metering Ratio (%) 90 100 100
Collection Efficiency (%) 91 92 93
Resale at Kiosk (Ksh/20L) KSh. 1 per 20 litres KSh. 1 per 20 litres KSh. 1 per 20 litres
O&M Cost Coverage (%) 102 103 104

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