PESHAWAR, 19 March: The Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSSP) has enormously increased the new connection fee and monthly bills of water in the metropolis.

The WSSP said in a statement that the new water supply connection fee has been fixed at Rs13,800. It said the monthly bill of double-door two canals house will be Rs1,365, houses from 10 marlas to one kanal will pay Rs770 per month and houses from three marlas to seven marlas will pay Rs350 per month.

Earlier, the new connection fee was Rs600 and monthly bill was Rs150.

The WSSP said the government offices and educational institutions will pay Rs7,500 monthly bills.