Núñez Gutiérrez specified that the lag in the user registry reaches 40 percent, out of a total of 188 thousand, which is why different strategies are being applied to reduce the overdue portfolio and give the institution greater solvency
Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- As of September, the Municipal Board of Potable Water and Sewerage of Mazatlán will implement the use of bills printed in red to charge users who are late in the monthly payment of their consumption.
“We started September with the issue of red receipts, in this case, the red bills are for people to differentiate and then see what is really owed months ago if the blue receipt came to you and if you owed, then nothing happened, and now more than anything it is to raise awareness ”, explained Luis Gerardo Núñez Gutiérrez, General Manager of Jumapam.
The official specified that the lag in the user registry reaches 40 percent, out of a total of 188 thousand, which is why different strategies are being applied to reduce the overdue portfolio and give the institution greater solvency, since to the extent that it is to regularized their payment, Jumapam is allowed the institution to continue providing services.
He commented that this will be a permanent campaign to encourage the payment of delinquent users since every user who keeps his receipt in blue is an indicator that he is up to date with his payments.
“There are different opinions, some good, some bad, but no one should bother; the most important value in life is water and if they are not paying for water, it means that you do not love yourself, because it is what gives you life and you are not taking care of it so that this continues ”, he added.
In this regard, the Commercial Manager of Jumapam, the Lawyer Diego Ávila Barrón, commented that the red bills are issued after a month of delay in the payment of their monthly consumption and goes up to 60 months, although there are users who owe much more, However, by law, only the collection of up to 60 months is required.