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Maintenance Schemes

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Operation and Maintenance of CWSS:

As per GO MS No 84 / MA &WS dt.10.03.94 the Combined Water Supply Schemes (CWSS) implemented in Tamil Nadu covering more than one Local Body are being maintained by TWAD Board.

Schemes Under Maintenance of TWAD Board:

Number of Schemes Under Maintenance.  554 
Beneficiaries (Civic status-wise) 
Corporation Municipalities Town Panchayats Rural Habitations Industries / Commercial Organisations; Population
8 69 330 47495 534 42594643

Maintenance Pattern:

The schemes are maintained by 30 Divisions of TWAD Board spread over all districts of Tamil Nadu. TWAD Board maintains the infrastructure of Head Works ,Pumping Stations and Pumping Mains upto delivery of water to the Over Head Tanks of the Beneficiaries. Maintenance of Over Head Tanks and the local distribution system is taken care by the Local Body. The operating staff are engaged as per the norms fixed by the Board vide BP no 45 dt 29.05.2007. As ordered in the GO (D) NO:455 MA&WS (WS1) Department dt 05.11.2006 , TWAD Board has placed all the Maintenance Divisions and Sub-Divisions incharge of maintaining the CWSS under the Direct Administrative control of the respective District Collectors, retaining the technical control with TWAD Board.

Annual Maintenance Estimate is prepared and sanctioned every year. The major heads of these estimates are Salary of Operating & Supervisory staff, Electrical Energy cost and Royalty charges to other Departments, if applicable. Other minor heads are repairs & renewals, vehicle propulsion charges, cost of chemicals and Telephone charges.

The maintenance expenditure for these CWSS is met out from the water charges collected at a rate of Rs. 4.50 per kilo litre for Municipalities and erstwhile Urban Town Panchayats (now Town Panchayats) and at Rs. 3.00 per kilo litre for Village Panchayats and erstwhile Rural Town Panchayats (now Town Panchayats) fixed by the Government vide GO MS no 136 / MA & WS (WS4) Dept dt 03.10.2002. The tariff for Industries/Commercial Institutions vary from Rs10/KL to Rs.60/KL depending on the category of the beneficiary unit as per BP MsNo.115 dt 20.12.2006. These are subject to revision time to time.The proposal for revision of tariff structure is under consideration in Government.

Tariff Structure:

(As per GO (MS) No. 338 MA&WS (WS4)Department dt 18.10.2004.)

For Rural Local Bodies : Rs. 3.00 / KL
For Urban Local Bodies : Rs. 4.50 / KL
For Industries / Commercial Organisations who have paid proportionate cost of CWSS : Rs. 15.00 / KL

(As per BP 115 dt 20.12.2006)

Industries / Commercial Organisations : Rs. 60.00 /KL
Hospitals : Rs. 50.00 / KL
Educational Institutions : Rs. 30.00 / KL
Orphanage & Homes : Rs 10.00 KL

(As per GO (MS) No. 39 MA&WS (WS2)Department dt 17.04.2018.)

Water Tariff  for the period from 01.12.2017 to 31.03.2018

For Rural Local Bodies  Rs. 7.00 /1000 litres
For Urban Local Bodies  Rs. 9.00 /1000 litres

Water Tariff  for the period from 01.04.2018 to 31.03.2019 (5% annual increase)

For Rural Local Bodies  Rs. 7.35/1000 litres
For Urban Local Bodies  Rs. 9.45 /1000 litres

Water Tariff  for the period from 01.04.2019 to 31.03.2020 (5% annual increase)

For Rural Local Bodies  Rs. 7.72/1000 litres
For Urban Local Bodies  Rs. 9.92 /1000 litres

Water Tariff  for the period from 01.04.2020 to 31.03.2021 (5% annual increase)

For Rural Local Bodies  Rs. 8.11/1000 litres
For Urban Local Bodies  Rs. 10.42 /1000 litres

Water Tariff  for the period from 01.04.2021 to 31.03.2022 (5% annual increase)

For Rural Local Bodies  Rs. 8.51/1000 litres
For Urban Local Bodies  Rs. 10.94 /1000 litres

(As per B.P.MS.No.88 (Q&M Wing) dt 08.11.2017

For Industries /Commercial Organisations who have NOT paid the proportionate cost of CWSS

Organisations who have paid proportionate cost of scheme

Rs.45.00 /KL
Industries / Commercial Organisations Rs. 150.00 /KL
Private Educational Institutions Rs.125.00 /KL
Private Hospitals Rs. 125.00 /KL
Government Industries and Organisations Rs. 80.00 /KL
Government Hospitals, Government Educational Institutions places of workship  Rs.30.00 /KL
Orphanage & Homes Rs. 30.00 /KL

District Wise Details of CWSS Maintained By TWAD Board

S.No
Name of District No.of CWSS Designed Qty in MLD Corporation Municipalities TP Rural Habns Private Beneficiaries Total No.of beneficiaries Population Benefited

CHIEF ENGINEER/VELLORE

1 Kanchipuram 20 30.98 0 3 5 162 16 186 954424
2 Tiruvallur 9 5.88 0 2 0 168 1 171 145248
3 Vellore 14 160.79 1 11 6 1075 3 1096 2371125
4 TVMalai 27 27.65 0 0 6 790 3 799 634281
5 Cuddalore 14 9.96 0 1 2 314 0 317 214701
6 Villupuram 7 16.59 0 1 3 155 0 159 537530
7 Dharmapuri 8 63.89 0 1 10 3245 1 3257 1740992
8 Krishnagiri 18 81.77 0 2 7 4711 5 4725 2162266
TOTAL(NR) 117397.51121391062029107108760567

CHIEF ENGINEER/THANJAVUR

9 Trichy 26 108.22 1 3 9 1909 29 1953 1886966
10 Nagapattinam 12 51.35 0 2 5 1548 7 1562 1121069
11 Tiruvarur 4 19.56 0 2 1 402 0 405 407966
12 Thanjavur 7 20.37 0 0 6 536 1 543 416520
13 Ariyalur 7 25.47 0 1 1 954 0 956 696691
14 Pudukkottai 47 52.30 0 2 4 3099 7 3112 1363027
15 Perambalur 5 23.46 0 1 3 573 3 580 583145
TOTAL(ER) 108300.731112990214791116475384

CHIEF ENGINEER/COIMBATORE

16 Namakkal 12 72.40 0 3 13 2269 20 2305 1420234
17 Nilgris 1 1.77 0 0 0 114 0 114 39441
18 Karur 14 33.72 0 0 2 1440 1 1443 653531
19 Erode 41 107.23 1 0 33 2834 32 2910 2117638
20 Salem 10 165.40 0 3 36 4748 13 4800 3447669
21 Tiruppur 15 129.08 1 4 18 2610 6 2639 2106868
22 Coimbatore 11 278.67 1 0 36 1426 211 1676 4008953
TOTAL(WR) 104788.27310138154412831588713794334

CHIEF ENGINEER/MADURAI

23 Madurai 8 84.17 1 3 8 2151 7 2170 1856913
24 Theni 24 49.58 0 2 11 291 3 307 789657
25 Dindigul 35 42.02 1 1 12 1655 2 1671 1289570
26 Sivagangai 33 26.62 0 1 6 1886 2 1895 733154
27 Ramnad 51 74.00 0 4 9 3174 8 3195 1640464
28 Virudunagar 14 58.64 0 6 9 1388 2 1405 1538043
29 Thoothukudi 24 137.62 1 2 12 1390 131 1536 1562341
30 Tirunelveli 27 135.92 0 5 30 1931 7 1973 2580119
31 Kanyakumari 12 55.32 0 1 52 491 0 544 1369503
TOTAL(SR) 228663.89325149143571621469613359764
GRANDTOTAL5572150.4867355494395215040442390049