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Water Rationing Limits

The City of Bulawayo appeals to consumers to adhere to the water rationing limits as shown below:

Category of Users Current Water Rationing Allocations
High density Houses 450 litres/day
Low density Houses 650 litres/day
Cottages, Servants Quarters 650 litres/day
All residential flats with bulk meters 70% of average water period ending March 2017
All residential flats with individual meters 400 litres/day
Multipurpose buildings with bulk meter 70% of average water six months period ending March 2017
Hotels 95% of average water six months period ending March 2017
Hospitals and Clinics 95% of average water six months period ending March 2017
Industrial Consumers 90% of average water six months period ending March 2017
Water based industries 95% of average water six months period ending March 2017
Restaurants 95% of average water six months period ending September 2018
Commercial consumers, schools, churches,institutions, sports clubs etc. 95% of average water six months period ending March 2017
Peri urban Esigodini, Matopos, Llewellyn barracks, Sigola and Duncan villages 75% of average water six months period ending March 2017
Mzinyathini Irrigation scheme 65% of entitlement (for domestic consumption only) for the six months period ending March 2017
New water connections Connections to vacant stands and areas outside Bulawayo will be suspended

Surcharges/ Penalties/ Fines

For those who exceed their water allocations, penalties will be effected against them. The current tariff for penalty for domestic users is ZWL$167 per kiloliter. Consumers are urged to monitor their water consumption daily by reading their meters. This helps detect any unnecessary loss of water. The following restrictions remain in force:

Advert Number: 8838

C DUBE
TOWN CLERK

Date: Tuesday, 16 February 2021

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