The proposed hike is apart from the 5% increase ordered every April till 2024 as part of honouring the loan condition set by the central government.
Pradeep, who belongs to Panthavoor in Malappuram district, was selected for the award for developing a mechanism to remove the poisonous Arsenic content from water utilizing nanotechnology.
The scientists said they still need more information to help the public respond to the changes, such as comprehensive monitoring stations in data-scarce areas.
The water tariff will increase on every April 1 till 2024 to meet the eligibility criteria for an additional borrowing of 2% of the Gross State Domestic Product.
Shimla has been ranked the best city among below one million population in the Ease of Living Index of the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
Researchers have found that between 6 and 20 per cent of all of the wells around the world currently sit at no more than 16 feet below the water table in which they exist.
The charges are being hiked, as per the instructions of the central government to raise the borrowing limit.
Globally, populations in areas of high-water risk could rise from 17 per cent in 2020 to 51 per cent by 2050.
Their families are some of the poorest in the hamlet of Mukundwadi, a village that has suffered back-to-back droughts.
Builders have started using self-curing concrete and plaster to reduce the consumption of water.