Since November 25, 2021, the concessionaire has launched a fundraising campaign throughout the country.
The envelope of unpaid invoices of the customers of the Cameroon Water Utilities Corporation (Camwater) displays a total debt of 61.306 billion CFA francs. At the top of the list of bad paying clients are general government with a debt of 31.265 billion, followed by active individuals with arrears of 18.877 billion CFA francs.
Then come individuals and other customers whose contracts have been terminated for unpaid of 4.442 billion, Decentralized Territorial Communities (DTCs) with more than 3 billion CFA francs, large active consumers with 2.363 billion CFA francs. Eneo, concessionaire of the electrical energy distribution network, ranks second to last with an amount of 836.114 million CFA francs in unpaid, we learn from the site Invest in Cameroon.
50 billion to be recovered
The public concessionaire in charge of the production, distribution and marketing of drinking water launched on November 25, 2021, a campaign that aims to recover 50 billion CFA francs on a volume of unpaid debts of 61.3 billion. This campaign concerns the entire national territory. "Apart from a few sensitive areas and sovereignty well identified and known to our teams, systematic disconnections will be initiated tomorrow morning for subscribers in arrears," reads a note published to this effect.
The operation aims to restore fairness for the benefit of subscribers who regularly pay their bills but suffer untimely water cuts due to the consequences of bad paying customers. It also aims to clean up the company's accounts.