Recalling of Domestic Prepaid Meters :: When you see our staff, having official identification and a letter, coming to your premises to replace prepaid meters with postpaid meters, welcome them and let them work freely. This is so as we are recalling most of the domestic prepaid water meters in our system to resolve design shortcomings which are impacting our performance. Be assured that once the technology issues are resolved and appropriate equipment is available, we will introduce the domestic prepaid meters into the system January 31, 2024      

Adjustment of Water Tariffs



Blantyre Water Board (BWB) is informing its valued customers that Government has approved (and gazetted) new water tariffs for Blantyre Water Board effective 16th JUne 2023.

The new tariffs will apply for all customer categories except for Low Income Areas that are serviced through Kiosks whose tariff has not been adjusted as follows:

Government Notice No. 26: Water Works Act (CAP 72:01) Water Supply Charges Amendment 2023

# Category New tariff per litre (2023)
1 For water supplied from communal water points or kiosks 40 tambala
2 For water supplied for domestic purposes
For the first 5,000 litres or part thereof per month MK1.06
Exceeding 5,000 litres up to 10, 000 litres per liter
(Rates applicable from 0 up to 10, 000 litres per litre)
MK1.13
Exceeding 10,000 litres up to 40, 000 litres per liter
(Rates applicable from 0 up to 40, 000 litres per litre)
MK1.34
Exceeding 40,000 litres per litre
(Rates applicable from 0 to above 40, 000 litres per litre)
MK1.48
3 For water supplied to institutions
For the first 10,000 litres or part thereof per month MK2.41
Exceeding 10, 000 up to 40, 000 litres per litre
(Rate applicable from 0 up to 40, 000 litres per litre)
MK2.73
Exceeding 40, 000 litres per litre
(Rate applicable from 0 to above 40, 000 litres per litre)
MK 2.81
4 For water supplied for commercial purposes
For the first 10,000 litres or part thereof per month MK3.15
Exceeding 10, 000 up to 40, 000 litres per litre
(Rate applicable from 0 up to 40, 000 litres per litre)
MK3.47
Exceeding 40, 000 litres per litre
(Rate applicable from 0 to above 40, 000 litres per litre)
MK3.81
5 For water supplied for industrial purposes
For the first 10,000 litres or part thereof per month MK4.41
Exceeding 10, 000 up to 40, 000 litres per litre
(Rate applicable from 0 up to 40, 000 litres per litre)
MK5.01
Exceeding 40, 000 litres per litre
(Rate applicable from 0 to above 40, 000 litres per litre)
MK5.52
For further enquiries, please contact the Commercial and Revenue Manager on 0999 748 198
MANAGEMENT
Water is Life, Conserve it!
19thJune 2023