Water Works Department

[A] Source of Water

  • Details of Water Supply source, Year of construction, distance from the City:I] Yr.of establishment: 1869, II] Yr. Of introduction of piped water supply: 1961,III] Inside the City.
  • Total capacity of source:26 MLD
  • Present supply of ULB (through gravity/pumping): Pumping + Gravity
  • Cost of supply: Rs.3.00/KL
  • Any shortfall in supply to ULB because of any reason: 5MLD due to defunct of DTW and in efficient supply of KMW&SA.
  • Proposed scheme /project by ULB/any other higher authority: DTWs & OHRs and Treatment plant by JNNURM.
  • Existing transmission and distribution system [length/zones etc.]: 114KM/04 no. of zones.

Action Plan to reduce water losses (Bhadreswar)

[B] Service area and coverage

  • Area in Sq. KM: 6.5sq.KM
  • Population covered including in Slum: 1,06,000[Census-2001]
  • Total no. of connections:8,197 no.
  • % ag access to piped water supply in ULB:72%
  • No. of public stand post:716 nos
  • Average per capita consumption of water: 250lpcd
  • Hours of supply: 10 hrs. /day

 

[C] Performance indicator

IndicatorULBRemarks
Total PopulationYr.2007
Slum population56,604
Net work coverage72%
% access to piped water supply72%
Average per capita supply250 lpcd
Unaccounted water7MLD
Duration of supply10 hrs./day
Connection /1000 population78 nosAverage
Employees/100 population05 nosAverage
Average volume of water Produced/Received23MlD+3MLD
Unit production/supply costRs.3.00/KL
No. of public stand post[PSPs]716 nos.
Water tariffs
Residential
Commercial
Rs.3.00/KL
Rs.10.00/KL
O&M Cost recovery< 15% >
Basis of billingOn consumptions
Mode of billingQtly. Billing/monthly
Private sector involmentMajor repairing/Execution
Computerization/automation50%

[D] Water demand/deficit

  • Current Estimated demand:250lpcd/30MLD
  • Installed capacity:[23+3 ] MLD
YearProjected populationWater demandPresent water availablePresent water available
20071,20,00030 MLD26 MLD4 MLD

[E] Tariffs structure

CategoryConnection% of collection
Domestic491369.63
Slums348756.3
Commercialsc8470
  • Non-revenue -water: 45%
  • Staff: According to approval
  • Collection efficiency: 92%
  • Income & expenditure {Revenue &Capital}: As per Govt.Grants
  • Key issue & challenges: 24 X 7 water supply

SOCIAL AND LIVELIHOOD DEVELOPMENT

  • Proper policy is to be formulated for poverty alleviation and livelihood development especially for the weaker section.
  • Reduction of poverty 3 % of existing No. of poor population per year with the help of different income generation activities

LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Making the regulation related to licensing, taxes, and levies on business and establishment transparent for giving better services to people.
  • Arrangement of soft loans through different schemes self help groups, cottage industries etc.
  • Providing necessary infrastructure to tertiary sector or according to market forces

HEALTH CARE

  • Providing primary health care to 100% of the population.
  • To ensure 100% immunization and 100% institutional delivery.
  • To take necessary steps for prevention of diseases at right time.

EDUCATION

  • To ensure 100% literacy rate.
  • To ensure 100% primary education

MUNICIPAL INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING

Sub- I ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT
  • Capacity building of the employees through proper technology and equipments.
  • Emphasis on e- governance.
  • Development of organizational pattern according to the services is to be provided to the people.
  • Transparency in organizational services.
  • Appreciation for quality performance for individual / groups activities.
  • To prepare citizen charter on demand of good people.
Sub II PROCESS AND SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT
  • Resource mobilization and private public partnership for better implementation of different projects.
  • Transparency in accounting and procurement system and process.
  • To ensure revenue improvement through cost recovery, cost reduction, finding new sources for revenue and long term financial planning.