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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.  558 
Beneficiaries (Civic status-wise) 
Corporation Municipalities Town Panchayats Rural Habitations Industries / Commercial Organisations; Population
8 66 337 48948 562 42610650

Maintenance Pattern:

The schemes are maintained by 46 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 5 dt 22.02.2018.

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 and cost of chemicals

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
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 Krishnagiri 18 80.40 1 1 7 4711 5 4725 2120455
2 Chengalpattu 12 25.63 0 3 4 87 14 108 780852
3 Thirupathur 1 32.72 0 4 3 409 0 416 596492
4 Kanchipuram 8 5.35 0 0 1 85 5 91 173572
5 Ranipet 9 26.59 0 6 1 211 2 220 712612
6 Kallakurichi 4 11.88 0 1 2 116 0 119 445207
7 Dharmapuri 8 63.89 0 1 10 3245 2 3258 1740992
8 Villupuram 3 4.71 0 0 1 39 0 40 92323
9 Cuddalore 16 15.18 0 1 3 520 0 524 317729
10 TVMalai 27 27.65 0 0 6 790 3 799 634281
11 Vellore 5 88.29 1 2 2 462 1 468 1059799
12 Tiruvallur 9 5.96 0 2 0 168 1 171 241234
TOTAL(NR) 119 388.25 2 21 40 10843 33 10939 8915548

CHIEF ENGINEER/THANJAVUR

13 Ariyalur 7 25.47 0 1 1 954 0 956 696691
14 Pudukkottai 48 71.82 0 2 4 4558 12 4576 1650322
15 Thanjavur 7 19.98 0 0 6 536 1 543 418520
16 Tiruvarur 4 19.56 0 2 1 413 0 416 277188
17 Nagapattinam 6 37.83 0 2 3 1195 4 1204 784435
18 Mayiladuthurai 7 29.40 0 0 2 940 2 944 540502
19 Perambalur 5 22.37 0 1 3 572 4 580 595281
20 Trichy 28 114.11 1 3 9 2123 29 2165 1986522
TOTAL(ER) 112 340.54 1 11 29 11291 52 11384 6949461

CHIEF ENGINEER/COIMBATORE

21 Erode 41 109.44 1 0 34 2773 41 2849 1914869
22 Namakkal 12 86.77 0 3 13 2281 24 2321 1457424
23 Nilgris 1 1.77 0 0 0 114 2 116 39441
24 Karur 14 29.03 0 0 2 1157 2 1161 488398
25 Salem 10 186.38 0 2 31 4323 15 4371 3970542
26 Tiruppur 16 132.74 1 4 17 2617 6 2645 1629367
27 Coimbatore 12 292.18 1 0 34 1381 223 1639 3124810
TOTAL(WR) 106 838.31 3 9 131 14646 313 15102 12624851

CHIEF ENGINEER/MADURAI

28 Madurai 8 80.43 1 3 8 2151 9 2172 1919242
29 Theni 27 50.16 0 2 14 431 3 450 957227
30 Dindigul 27 59.68 1 1 12 2066 5 2085 1556704
31 Sivagangai 32 24.05 0 1 4 1221 2 1228 578916
32 Ramanathapuram 50 62.26 0 4 7 2332 5 2348 1579649
33 Virudunagar 15 76.72 0 6 9 2145 1 2161 2081326
34 Thoothukudi 22 134.10 0 1 13 1355 130 1499 1384698
35 Tirunelveli 19 78.87 0 1 16 1551 6 1574 1469534
36 Kanyakumari 12 55.32 0 1 38 491 0 530 1363690
37 Tenkasi 10 60.35 0 5 16 480 3 504 1229804
TOTAL(SR) 221 681.93 2 25 137 14223 164 14551 14120790
GRANDTOTAL 558 2249.03 8 69 337 48948 562 51976 42610650