Azersu to Complete Water Meter Set up in Baku in 2009
Azerbaijan, Baku, 1 May / Trend corr. S.Babayeva / Azersu OJSC, will complete the development of water meters in Baku in 2009, Nizamaddin Rzayev, Head of the organization, stated in the meeting dedicated to the projects to develop water, reclaiming, irrigation and the sewerage system under the chairmanship of Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijani President.
"An additional 150,000 meters will be set up in 2008," he said.
There are over 500,000 subscribers of Azersu, 200,000 of which have water meters in Azerbaijan.
The meters in multi-storey apartments are set up for subscribers free of charge at the expense of State Budget. However, owners of private houses must set up meters at their own expense.