Water consumers from Bangalore can now apply for water and sanitary connection directly through their respective Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) sub-divisions or through a licensed plumber.

House owners can directly submit applications with a copy of the sanctioned plan, tax paid receipt or khata certificate and related papers to the BWSSB division office.

After receiving the applications from the house owners, an Assistant Executive Engineer of the BWSSB will issue demand note to them based on inspection of the property by a water inspector / Assistant Engineer.

On receipt of payment from the house owners, the BWSSB will sanction the water connection and issue meter to the respective water inspector who will supervise the installation of the water meter.

A release said that owners of buildings can use the services of authorised plumbers for plumbing work. BWSSB has put out the list of licensed plumbers on its website, www.bwssb.org.

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