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Tariff Details

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TACHASIS WATER AND SANITATION COMPANY (TAWASCO) 2015/16 2018/19
Block Approved Tariff (Ksh)

Residential Household

0-6 Fixed Charge Ksh.90
7-20 Ksh 25
21-50 Ksh 40
51-100 Ksh 50
100-300 Ksh 50
Above 300 Ksh 50

Commercial/Industrial

0-6 Fixed Charge Ksh.90
7-20 Ksh 25
21-50 Ksh 40
51-100 Ksh 50
101-300 Ksh 50
Above 300 Ksh 50

Government Institutions

0-6 Ksh 0
7-20 Ksh 0
21-50 Ksh 0
51-100 Ksh 0
101-300 Ksh 0
Above 300 Ksh 0

Schools and Colleges

0-600 Ksh 15
601-1200 Ksh 20
Above 1200 Ksh 25

Water Kiosks

Per-M3 Fixed Charge Ksh.35

Resale at Water Kiosk

Per-20 Litres Fixed Charge Ksh.1

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

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 1500

Water Deposits

Connection Type Approved Tariff (Ksh)
Domestic 2500.00
Water Kiosks 5000.00
Commercial 25000.00
Industries 50000.00
Domestic Construction 25000.00
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
For special reading of a meter 200.00
For cutting off the supply at the request of the consumer 200.00
For turning on the supply otherwise than in respect of a first connection 200.00
For turning on the supply after a disconnection for non payment 500.00

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
Illegal sewerage connection Charges equal to those of illegal connections of water per category.
Surcharge for tampering with meters (this to include meter removal ,reversing of meters e.t.c) 5000.00
Surcharge for direct suction of water from the supply line using a pump 10000.00

Targets for the Tariff Period

Indicator 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
Water Coverage (%) 55 57 58 60
Water Quality (%) 100% compliance with the quality standards 100% compliance with the quality standards 100% compliance with the quality standards 100% compliance with the quality standards
Non Revenue Water (%) 30 29 28 27
Hours of Supply (Hrs) 24 24 24 24
Metering Ratio (%) 93 94 95 96
Resale at Kiosk (Ksh/20L) KSh. 1 per 20 litres KSh. 1 per 20 litres KSh. 1 per 20 litres KSh. 1 per 20 litres
Staff per 1000 connections 16 14 12 10
O&M Cost Coverage (%) 110 110 109 108

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