Kejriwal waives off arrears for using borewells

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday waived off arrears for use of borewells in Dwarka and Palam, after visiting the west Delhi areas with AAP MLAs.

It was decided that residents who seal their borewells will not be charged and water meters will be installed for those who wish to continue using borewells in these areas.

"Outstanding penalties on non-installation of rainwater harvesting systems to be waived off, but all residential societies will have to install these systems within six months (till June 30). After this date, annual certification will be done by DJB officials," an official statement said.

After listening to grievances of the residents, Kejriwal also announced that individual complaints like inflated bills will be addressed within a week and a cash counter will be set up at Dwarka Sector 5.

--IANS

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