Ghaziabad makes water wastage punishable offence
Waste water and be ready to face the music!
Ghaziabad: Waste water and be ready to
face the music!
In a bid to combat water crisis in the metropolis, the
city administration has made wastage of water a punishable
"A fine would be levied on those who regularly waste
water in their houses...any type of oozing and leakage of
water from tanks in residential and commercial complexes will
draw fine, the amount of which will be decided according to
the quantum of water wasted," city commissioner of Municipal
Corporation Basant Lal said.
Pamphlets have already been issued and distributed among
the denizens with directions to control water wastage, he
The fine will be recovered at the spot and failure to pay
the amount will lead to temporary disconnection of water
Extra charges will be imposed on those who use supply
water for washing cars and other vehicles in houses and
garages, he said.