Approved Sewer Tariff

GAZETTE NOTICE No. 10420

THE WATER ACT

(No. 43 of 2016)

ELDORET WATER AND SANITATION COMPANY

APPROVED TARIFF STRUCTURE FOR THE PERIOD 2019/20 TO 2023/24

Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company (ELDOWAS) applied to the Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) for a correction of tariffs for sewerage services, for the period 2019/20 to 2023/24 as per section 72 (1) (h) of the Water Act, 2016. The corrigendum for the correction was gazetted on 10th July, 2020 vide Gazette Notice No. 4650.

After considering the application, the written and oral submissions by stakeholders during the consultation period, WASREB has determined a tariff correction for the sewerage services offered by ELDOWAS to improve service delivery, operate sustainably and protect consumer interests.

WASREB gives a one (1) month’s notice to all existing and potential customers of ELDOWAS that the approved tariffs for the four financial years 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23 and 2023/24 shall be as follows:

  1. Approved Change in Water Tariff Structure for 2020/21 to 2023/24

(a) Consumers with a Water Connection

Customer Category Approved Tariff
Domestic Consumption Block (75% of the water billed) Approved Tariff Per M3
>0-6. 30
7-20. 40
21-50 63
51-100 70
101-300 89
>300 100
Multi-Dwelling Units/ Gated Communities Unit Rate 63
Commercial/Industrial/ Government Consumption Block Approved Tariff Per M3
1-50 63
51-100 70
101-300 89
>300 100
Public Schools, Universities and Colleges Consumption Block Approved Tariff Per M3
0-600 30
601 – 1200 35
  >1200 45

 

(b). Consumers without a Water Connection 

(i). Disconnected water accounts shall be charged based on the average of the last three months’ sewer charges before the disconnection.

(ii). Sewerage consumers without a water connection shall be charged as follows:

    • Domestic (Per Single dwelling unit): KSh. 350 per month
    • All other categories: 75% of the volume of water consumed as per the metered source of water

ROBERT GAKUBIA,

Chief Executive Officer