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COMBINED WATER SUPPLY SCHEME TO PANAMARTHUPATTY, ELAMPILLAI, EDANGANASALAI, MALLUR AND ATTAIYAMPATTY TOWN PANCHAYATS AND 778 RURAL HABITATIONS IN PANAMARATHUPATTY, VEERAPANDY AND SALEM UNIONS IN SALEM DISTRICT WITH RIVER CAUVERY AS SOURCE

CWSS to Panamrathupatti, Elampillai, Edanganasalai, Mallur and Attaiyampatty Town Panchayats and 778 Rural Habitations in Panamarathupatty, Veerapandy and Salem Unions in Salem district has been announced by the Hon’ble minister for MA&WS and Rural Development in the floor of the assembly on 4.6.2018 under Demand No.34 and Announcement No.40 . Subsequently, Government has directed TWAD Board to take up investigation vide G.O(Rt).No 165 MAWS(WS1) Dated. 30.07.2018.

The Scheme has been administratively sanctioned for Rs.652.84 crore vide G.O.(Ms) No.96/ MAWS (WS1)/dated.09.09.2020 under the funding NABARD (Rs.525.75 Cr) and State Govt Funds(Rs.127.09 Cr). The Scheme has been designed to serve a total base year population of 4.44 Lakh (2021) with 45.33 MLD, Intermediate population of 5.25 Lakh(2036) with 53.23 MLD and ultimate population of 6.03 Lakh (2051) with 61.23 MLD.

The source for this CWSS is river Cauvery at Poolampatti and the Raw water is proposed to be collected in offtake well of size 19MX7.25M. It is proposed to pump Raw water by means of vertical turbine pumpset and conveyed through two intermediate booster station at Koranampatty and at Thappakuttai to the 53.23 MLD capacity treatment plant located at Kalparapatti. The clear water will be collected in the 76.00LL capacity clear water reservoir. From this reservoir the water is proposed to be conveyed through 8 Nos of Existing/ proposed booster stations through 236.305 km length of Gravity / pumping main to the panchayat sumps of various capacity of newly proposed 77 Nos. of Ground Level sump and 34 Nos. of existing

Ground Level sump at various locations in 3 unions and 5 Town Panchayats. From the sumps water will be conveyed through proposed feeder main of 831.814 to the existing 704 Service reservoirs and newly proposed 263 service reservoirs and distributed through the proposed distribution system of 205.45 km. On completion of the scheme the pro rata supply to Town Panchayat will be 135 LPCD and Rural habitations will be 55 LPCD.

For speedy implementation the works have been splitted into 5 Packages and tenders have been called . work order have been issued. Work order for Packages II, III, IV and V have been issued on 12.01.2021 and for Package I is on 24.02.2021 . The work commenced on 24.02.2021 . So far 3% of work has been completed and expenditure incurred is Rs. 23.53 Cr (4%). The scheme is targeted for completion by 08 / 2022.

On completion of the scheme the population benefitted will be 6.03 lakh with the daily supply of 61.23 MLD.

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