Water Tariff
 
Each customer is provided with a meter, which is read monthly.
 
Consumption is billed according to the readings recorded by the meter.   A Meter rental is also payable and the amount claimed varies according to the size of the meter.  The present Water Tariff came into force in 01 January 2012.
 
Type of Supply
Tariff No.
Minimum Charge Rs.
Domestic
11&11
45.00
Prise Supply acquired before the commencement of ordinance No. 26 of 1891
12
 245.00
Acquired Prise Supply After the Commencement of ordinance No. 26 of 1891 bur before January 1895
13
 245.00
​Business Consumers ​14 ​1,122.00
Commercial Consumers
18
391.00
Concession Prises in Port Louis
23
 Nil
Industrial Consumers
16
450.00
Agricultural Consumers(Vegetable, Flower, fruit trees or other crops Growers & Livestock or Poultry Producers)
17
220.00
Public Sector Agency
15
391.50
Religious & Charitable Institutions
53
60.00
Raw water (Compagnie Thermique de Belle Vue)
71
 3.90 per m3
Raw water (Irrigation Authority)
- Surface Water
- Overhead Water
- Water supplied at Reservoirs (La Ferme/Magenta)
- Water Supplied to the Irrigation Authority from Nicoliere
 
 
1.00 per m3
1.50 per m3
0.70 per m3
1.40 per m3
​Aquaculture Consumers ​81 1.00 per m3
​Unchlorinated Water ​91 10.00 per m3
 
 
 
Tariffs 10 – Minimum Water Charges - Rs 45.00
 
Tariffs 11 – Water Charges
 
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Next
Next
Every Additional
10
10
30
50
Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
Rs.
6.00
8.00
17.00
32.00
 
 
Tariff 12 – Prise supply acquired before the commencement of ordinance No. 26 of 1891
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Every Additional
85  (Minimum Charge)
 
Rs.
Rs.
245.00
30.00
 
 
Tariff 13 – Acquired Prise Supply after the commencement of ordinance No. 26 of 1891 but before 14 January 1895
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Every Additional
50  (Minimum Charge)
50
Rs.
Rs.
245.00
30.00
 
 
Tariff 14 – Business Consumers
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Every Additional
33 (Minimum Charge)
 
Rs.
Rs.
1,122.00
34.00
 
 
 
Tariff 15 – Public sector agency consumers
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Every Additional
17 (Minimum Charge)
 
Rs.
Rs.
391.00
23.00
 
 
Tariff 16 – Industrial Consumers
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Every Additional
25 (Minimum Charge)
 
Rs.
Rs.
450.00
18.00
 
 
Tariff 17 - Agricultural Consumers
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Every Additional
20 (Minimum Charge)
 
Rs.
Rs.
220.00
11.00
 
 
Tariff 18 - Commercial Consumers
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Every Additional
17 (Minimum Charge)
 
Rs.
Rs.
391.00
23.00
 
 
Tariff 23 – Concession Prises supply acquired in Port Louis before 1 July 1969
RATE PER CUBIC METRE (m3)
First
Every Additional
70
 
Rs.
Rs.
Nil
35.00
  
 
Tariff 53 – Charitable or religious institution
Minimum Charge
Next
​Next ​Every Additional
First 10 m3
 10 m3
​30 m3 ​m3
Rs.
Rs.
​Rs. ​Rs.
60.00
8.00
​17.00 ​32.00
 
 
Tariff 71 – Compagnie Thermique de Belle Vue Ltée Supply
Every cubic metre (m3) 
Rs. 3.90
 
Tariff 81 – Aquaculture Consumers
Every cubic metre (m3) 
Rs. 1.00
 
 
Tariff 91 – Un-chlorinated water
Every cubic metre (m3) 
Rs. 10.00
 
 
C.     BOREHOLE/SURFACE WATER
 
Annual License Fee (VAT Applicable)
​SN
 
Groundwater Rs
​(a)
use of ground water for agricultural purposes
1,000
​(b)
use of brackish water for desalination
5,000
​(c)
use of brackish water for purposes other than for desalination
1,000
​(d) ​use of ground water for the purpose of producing drinks ​50,000
​(e) ​use of ground water for domestic purposes ​1,000
​(f) ​use of ground water for non-domestic purposes other than purposes at sub-items (a) to (d) ​10,000
 
 
Meter Deposit Fee
Sn
SIZE OF METER (MM)
​DOMESTIC RS ​NON DOMESTIC RS
(a)
 12
​200 per LQ 400
(b)
 18
1000 per LQ ​1,000
(c)
 25
​1500 per LQ ​1,500
​(d) ​ 37 ​2500 per LQ ​2,500
​(e) ​ 50 ​5000 per LQ ​5,000
​(f) ​ 75 ​10000 per LQ ​10,000
​(g) ​100 and above ​25000 per LQ ​25,000
 
 
Meter Rental Fee
SN
SIZE OF METER (MM)
DOMESTIC RS
​NON DOMESTIC RS ​GROUNDWATER RS ​IRRIGATION RS
(a)
12 or 18
10
​10 ​NIL ​50
(b)
25
30
​30 ​NIL ​50
(c)
37
45
​45 ​NIL ​50
(d)
50
60
​60 ​NIL ​50
(e)
75
90
​90 ​NIL ​50
(f)
100
150
​150 ​NIL ​50
(g)
Greater than 100
200
​200 ​NIL ​50
 
 
Water Charges for use of groundwater
SN
In respect of the:-
Monthly rate per cubic metre (Rs)
(a)
Use of groundwater for agricultural purposes
0.70
(b)
Use of brackish water for purposes other than for desalination
0.70
(c)
Use of groundwater for the purpose of producing drinks
10.00
(d)
Use of groundwater for domestic purposes
0.70
(e)
Use of groundwater for non-domestic purposes other than purposes at items (a) to (c)
7.70
 
Water Charges for Irrigation Purposes
SN
In respect of the:-
Monthly rate per cubic metre (Rs)
(a)
Surface water
1.00
(b)
Overhead water
1.50
(c)
Water supplied at reservoirs (La Ferme/Magenta)
0.70
(d)
Water supplied to the Irrigation Authority from la Nicolière Reservoir
1.40