Recalling of Domestic Prepaid Meters :: When you see our staff, having official identification and a letter, coming to your premises to replace prepaid meters with postpaid meters, welcome them and let them work freely. This is so as we are recalling most of the domestic prepaid water meters in our system to resolve design shortcomings which are impacting our performance. Be assured that once the technology issues are resolved and appropriate equipment is available, we will introduce the domestic prepaid meters into the system January 31, 2024      

Illegal Connection

Blantyre Water Board is challenged to deliver sustainable services to its customers due to prevalent occurrences of illegal use of water perpetuated by some customers. The Board has carried out several campaigns in the past to eliminate existing illegal connections. However, detection of the malpractice has not been easy. BWB spends huge sums of money to distribute water to customers and it becomes a challenge to manage supply against demand when the distribution network is loaded with unauthorized consumptions.

Against the above challenge, the Board appeals to Blantyre residents of goodwill that they do not tire in reporting the malpractice. There are also rewards to incentivize informants. Learn How to Anonymously Report Illegal Connections and get paid