Wasa plans to start metre-base billing from September this year: MD.
FAISALABAD:The WASA had planned to start
metre-base billing from September this year, said Managing
Director WASA Faqir Muhammad Chaudhary on Thursday.
Addressing a progress review meeting of Wasa master plan,
he said the pilot project had already been launched in
Sarfraz Colony where 43 metres had been installed while
during the next few months remaining 550 metres would also
be installed to start metre-base billing from September
this year. He added that the Wasa had completed many
projects relating to water supply and sewerage.
The MD said that in order to promote prudent use of
potable water a comprehensive awareness campaign would also
be launched in the pilot area.
He appreciated the cooperation of the JAICA to continuously
improve the water supply and sewerage system.
Yarai Sato,a team leader of the JAICA, said that billing
tariff freeze since 2006 must be rationalized with the
current needs to ensure self-sustainability of Wasa in addition to improving its services to consumers.
The meeting was also attended by Director P&D Adnan Nisar,
Deputy Director Technical Rohan Javed, Senior Research Officer
Farhat Adeeba, Deputy Director Asad, Deputy Director Finance
Imran Butt, Deputy Director Farhan Akram, Deputy Director Farhan
Ali and others.
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|Publication:||Daily the Pak Banker (Lahore, Pakistan)|
|Date:||Feb 8, 2018|
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