Water Usage Charges

 

  EURO
Fixed Charges 10.50
Maintenance fee 6.00
   
Cubic Meters (Quarterly) Euro per m3
0 to 15 0.90
16 to 30 1.00
31 to 45 1.40
46 to 60 1.50
61 to 75 1.80
76 to 90 2.50
> 90     3.00

*To the above, VAT (5%) and sewerage charges (€0.50 per m3) are added

 

  EURO
Fixed Charges 90.00
Maintenance fee 6.00
   
Cubic Meters (Quarterly) Euro per m3
0 to 600 1.50
601 to 750 2.00
>751     2.50

 

*To the above, VAT (5%) and sewerage charges (€0.50 per m3) are added

 

  EURO
Fixed Charges 420.00
Maintenance fee 6.00
   
Cubic Meters (Quarterly) Euro per m3
0 to 1.500 1.62
1.501 to 3.000 1.96
3.001 to 4.500 2.22
>4.500     2.48

*To the above, VAT (5%) and sewerage charges (€0.50 per m3) are added

 

  EURO
Fixed Charges 10.50
Maintenance fee 6.00
   
Cubic Meters (Quarterly) Euro per m3
0 to 15 0.80
16 to 30 0.90
31 to 45 1.20
46 to 60 1.30
61 to  75 1.50
76 to 120 1.80
>120     3.00

*To the above, VAT (5%) and sewerage charges (€0.50 per m3) are added

  EURO
Fixed Charges 10,50
Maintenance fee 6,00
   
Cubic Meters (Quarterly) Euro per m3
0+ 1.30

*To the above, VAT (5%) and sewerage charges (€0.50 per m3) are added

(1) Security Deposit for account payments for owners

  • Tariff A €50,00
  • Tariff B €500,00
  • Tariff C €1500,00

(2) Security Deposit for account payments for non-owners

  • Tariff A €100,00
  • Tariff B €500,00
  • Tariff C €1500,00

If a consumer, who is not the owner of the premises, abandons the property without settling any account balance due, the owner of the premises is jointly responsible and liable for payment of any amount due, including additional charges, beyond the consumers security deposit.

It is understood that, in case of sale or otherwise disposal of the premises before payment of any outstanding amount, the responsibility for payment of the account balance is transferred to the new owner:

Furthermore, it is understood that failure of the consumer to come to the Board for the full payment of the bill within a reasonable period, specified by the Board by sending or posting on the premises relevant notice, after the water supply disconnection, constitutes abandonment of the premises for the purposes of this paragraph.

It is further understood that, the above owner's responsibility does not extend to any water consumption made after a written notification by the owner to the Board to discontinue the water supply due to a potential abandonment of the premises by the consumer, in which case the Board continues to supply water, provided that the consumer provides a Security Deposit as judged satisfactory under the circumstances, taking into account previous consumptions.

When the account is not paid by the due date an additional fee of 10% of the amount due will be added and the Board may discontinue the supply of water without further notice. To restore the water supply, an additional reconnection fee will be applied.

Every person who addresses the Board for the reconnection of the water supply to premises, for which the supply was interrupted by the Board, is obliged to pay € 25,00 plus VAT fee for this reconnection, plus the amount due resulting from Regulation 21 (1).

Anyone who wishes to become a consumer of the Larnaka Water Board, with a transfer to him of premises already supplied by the Board, must notify the Board before the transfer takes place in order to finalize any debt to the Board by the previous owner. It is understood that, upon the arrangement of any obligation, the new consumer must submit to the Board proof of ownership and he must sign up the necessary applications for transfer and pay a fee of € 10 plus VAT.

Water Supply Pipes

(1) The installation of the water supply pipes, including the water meter, is done by the Board, at the expense of the consumer, who has to pre-pay the Board the sum of €230,00 plus VAT , to cope with the cost of such an expenditure, including the cost of repair of roads and/or sidewalks under which the water pipe is placed.

(2) The Board supplies water to premises, which have obtained a building permit or in other special cases after the approval of the Board.

(3) The maintenance and repair of the water supply pipe is made by the Board at its own expense and the Board imposes on the consumers a monthly fee, which it determines from time to time (€6 per quarter), to cover the costs of such maintenance or repair, including the cost to repair roads and/or sidewalks, for which such a maintenance or repair was done.

(4) The repair of any damage caused to the water supply pipe, by any person or legal entity, is done by the Board:

It is understood that, in addition to the relevant expenditure, this person or legal entity shall pay all other expenses that may be incurred by the Board, because of this damage, as well as to restore to their previous state the water pipes, roads and/or sidewalks, with a surcharge of 25% against the costs to cover overheads.

Connection Fees

Any person who wishes the transfer of water from the main water pipeline to any premises or elsewhere, is obliged to pay to the Board the amount defined in accordance with Regulation 5 (1) as well as an additional amount of € 25 plus VAT, as a connection fee of the water supply pipe, connected to the main water pipeline.

For each license issued, in accordance with article 6 of the Water Supply Law, Cap. 350, a fee must be paid, as specified by the Board.

  • License to sell with a bowser - €100 plus VAT per year
  • Water vending machines License - €30 plus VAT per year

Each person, to which the right for water supply is granted, for use within the Board’s water supply area as a source of water for land development, plot division or to be transferred to a building that is being erected, must pay to the Board, before or after the issue of the land division permit or the building permit, in addition to any amount paid under any other Regulation, the following fees:

 

(a) Land development fees:

 

These fees are calculated based on the total area of the land to be developed, as follows:

 

(i)up to 1,500 m² , € 0.50 per m²

 

(ii)(ii) up to 3000 m² , € 1,20 per m²

 

(iii)up to 7,500 m² , € 2.00 per m²

 

(iv)above 7,500 m², € 2.50 per m²

 

It is understood that-

 

(aa) in the case of development of part of the land, the payable fees are calculated on the entire area of the land, but fees are paid only based on the area of the land to be developed;

 

(bb) in the case of division of land, in which there are existing consumers, then the plots resulting from the division in which there are existing consumers are exempted from the payment of the fees provided for in regulation 9 (a), and for the purposes of determining the rate of fees, the total number of plots resulting from the division of the entire land is taken into consideration;

 

(cc) in the case of water supplied for domestic use to a Turkish-Cypriot plot, granted to a person with refugee status, a nominal fee is paid equal to the amount of € 20,00 for each plot, provided that the provisions of paragraph (bb) above apply.

 

(b) Building area fees:

 

Any consumer who applies for the supply of water to his/her premises based on an issued building permit, shall pay to the Board Building Area fees as set out in subparagraph (b) of paragraph (3) of the First Table, which are calculated on the total area of all floors of the building being erected:

 

Building Area fees based on the First Table:
(i)up to 200 m², € 1,00 per m²
(ii)from 201 to 400 m², € 2.00 per m²
(iii)from 401 to 1,200 m², € 3.00 per m²
(iv)above 1,200 m², € 4.00 per m².

 

It is understood that-
(i)in cases of demolition of an existing building that is already supplied with water for the construction of a new one, the water supply pipe which was installed for supply to the demolished building is cancelled and the supply of water is considered as a new installation based on the new building permit and the consumer is obliged to pay to the Board all costs and fees arising from this Regulation as if it is a new installation,
(ii)in cases of additions to existing buildings, which were supplied with water prior to the adoption of these regulations, the fees based on the surface area of the building, are charged over the additions.

 

 

 

(c) In the following cases reduced fees are paid:

 

(i) Factories, workshops, warehouses or other industrial premises in or out of industrial areas that do not use water for industrial purposes, shall pay to the Board only 20% of the normal water fees based on the surface area of the building:
It is understood that, in the event of a change of use of the premises or improvement, for the installation of a different industry using water as a raw material, then the reduction is ended and normal fees are collected based on the area of the building.

(ii) For the development of land owned by the Republic, an Organization governed by Public Law, a Local Authority, a Church and Cemetery, with the purpose of constructing governmental or community buildings, places of worship, public utility buildings, charity foundations and premises which, in accordance to the discretion of the Board, are for the purpose of serving the society, and are not targeting profit or commercial exploitation, the Board shall be paid-

(aa) 20% of the normal fees, calculated on the basis of the area of the land to be developed,

(bb) 20% of the normal fees, calculated on the basis of the area of the building.

 

Water supply outside the boundaries of the Board.

 

(1) Every person, which is granted the right of domestic water supply from the Board, pursuant to article 12 (2) (e) of the Law, shall pay to the Board, in addition to any amount payable under any other Regulation, double the fees provided for in Regulation 9, calculated in the manner set out in the abovementioned Regulation.

 

(2) If there is no compliance to what is specified in subsection (1), the Board may refuse the transport of water requested to the premises.

(3) The obligation under paragraph (1), for payment of the fees provided for in Regulation 9 in double, does not apply to premises within the Free Trade Zone of Larnaca, the Larnaka Industrial Area and the expansion of the Industrial Area of Aradhippou, in which cases normal fees are paid.