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What is Consumer Number and RR Number in water bill?

It is the job of the water boards all across the country to provide clean water regularly to the people. In exchange, these water boards charge reasonable water bill, similar to your electricity bill. The rates of water bills differ within each state of the country. You need to be aware of the rates to make water bill payment every month. You should also know how to pay the water bill every month. The easiest way to pay the water bill is online. For that, you need to be aware of the consumer number in water bill.

What is the consumer number on the water bill?

The consumer number on the water bill is used to give every user a unique identity. The unique number holds all the records of the customer including basic details, previous water bills, due amount, etc. Therefore, it is necessary to know your consumer number in order to pay your water bill online.

The consumer number has been given different names by different water boards. Some are as follows:

Water Board Consumer Number name
Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board RR number
Delhi Jal Board K No
Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board CAN number
Kerala Water Authority Consumer ID
MCGM Water Department Water Connection Number

Now, if you are wondering how to find the consumer or RR number on your water bill, read on to know the steps.

How to find RR number in water bill?

In this article, we will talk about how you can find the RR number for your BWSSB water bill. You can follow a similar process to find your unique number in bills issued by other state boards.

Finding RR number in your BWSSB water bill is quite easy. The RR number is used to identify location of the installation. It is made up of 10 digits (including numbers and alphabets) and is extremely important.

  • You can find the RR number in your old water bills issued by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board.
  • Conduct a Google search to find sample bills issued by BWSSB. You can use them as a reference to find your RR number on your bill. It is usually mentioned at the top of the bill.
  • Once you have located the RR number, make a note of it in your phone or diary to never lose it.

How can I use RR number or consumer number in water bill to pay my water bill online?

You can now pay your utilities bill on the Airtel Thanks app including the water bill.

Follow the below steps:

  • Download the Airtel Thanks app. Register with your mobile number.
  • Now, head over to the ‘Pay’ section of the app and find Recharge & Pay Bills>More>Water.
  • The water tab is displayed under the Utilities header.
  • Now search for your water board from the drop-down menu. Or simply type its name in the search bar. Select the same and proceed.
  • You will fill your RR number or consumer number here. Type it correctly and hit ‘Proceed.’
  • Post that, enter the bill amount and pay the money easily.

Your bill will be generated in the transactions section of the app along with an Order ID. It can be used to keep track of your dues. The app supports various modes of payments including credit card, debit card, net banking, UPI payments, mobile wallet, etc.


You can also use other apps to pay your water bill. But with Airtel Thanks, you can not only pay water bill but also other utility bills like electricity bill payment, piped gas payment, etc. Moreover, recharge your phone, FASTag, DTH, etc., sitting at home wearing your favorite pajamas. You don’t need to take a separate day out to pay your bills from the board office. Make the most of your day and complete all your bill payments with our amazing UPI payments app.

By paying your water bill online, you can save up on your time, money, and effort you put in for going to an office. If you are a Bangalore resident, you can pay the bill using the BBSWB portal. Or simply use the Karnataka One portal.

State-run schemes, payment for essential services like BWSSB water bill or municipality taxes, etc. Find which platform works the best for you and pay your dues or payments on time. Talk to the concerned authorities to find out which bill payment platform is the best for your state and water board.