Abstract: WATER IS NOT SOMETHING WE CAN COMPROMISE ON. Nowadays rise in water crises have increased due to drought, tanker mafias and excess water wastage. The private water tankers or the ‘tanker mafia’, which have filled a large portion of the gap between demand and supply. This paper explores the mechanism of their operation, and the illegalities involved in this business. This paper also attempts to look into the results of legalization of this market. One of the key findings of this paper is that the efficiency of operation and water being an essential utility has garnered acceptance to these operators. Furthermore, legalization will ensure accountability, both towards the government and towards the customers.

Keywords: RF Trans-receiver, RF Reader, Flow sensor, GPS (Global Positioning System), LCD display, Keypad.