(Last Updated on November 9, 2021 by zimdaily)
HARARE – A high density house in Mbare is now expected to pay an average equivalent of USD$23.15 a month while low density house (Mabelreign) will now fork out an equivalent of USD$77.30.
Currently a high density suburb is paying an average of ZWL$1735 and will pay ZWL$2387 in January using the current interbank rate, an increase of 38 percent. An average high density bill is calculated using 5 cubic metres of water costing ZWL$615, sewage at ZWL$400, refuse at ZWL$778 and property tax at ZWL$594, totalling $ZWL1735.
5 cubic meters of water is equivalent to 25 times 200 litre drums. Those in the low density suburbs will pay an average ZWL$7630 up from ZWL$4558, an increase of 67 percent. The average low density bills is calculated using 5 cubic meters of water at ZWL$820, sewage at ZWL$520, refuse at ZWL$1112 and property tax at ZWL$5158 giving a total of ZWL$7630.