Water Supply

WATER SUPPLY

The population of Dharapuram Municipality is 67216.  According to the Census, for Dharapuram Municipality 5.50 MLD of  Water is needed per day. 

There are two sources of water supply in Dharapuram Muniicpality

  1. ULB Own Source(Amaravathi River Bed) – 3.50MLD
  2. Cauvery combined Water Supply Scheme – 2.50MLD.

Water supplied per head per day is 98 Liters

Distribution Main                : 49.02 KM

Pumping Main                     : 6.92 KM

Hand Pump                           : 16 Nos

Mini Power pump               : 267 Nos

Public Fountains                 : 129 Nos

Sintex                                    : 462 Nos

MLD Average                       : 5.54 MLD

LPCD Average                       : 101 LPCD

 

Total No of OHT -12 

S.No Location Capacity in LL
1 Poolavadi Road 5.00
2 Jinna maithanam 3.00
3 Sandhaipettai 2.00
4 Upputhuraipalayam 1.00
5 Meenatchipuram 2.00
6 Market Tank – I 5.68
7 Market Tank – II 10.00
8 Anna Nagar 2.50
9 Old Housing Unit 1.00
10 New Housing Unit 3.00
11 Kannan Nagar 3.00
12 Ellis Nagar 7.00

 

1. Total Number of Public Taps 129
2. Total Number of House Service Connections 9025
3. Water Charges for Residential Commercial Industrial
100/- 300/-
4. Other Sources of Water Supply 1.       Motor : 267 Numbers

2.      Head Works : 1 No.

3.      Bore wells : 267

4.      Open Well : 6

5.      Public Taps : 129

6.      Hand Pumps : 14

Overhead Tanks

Tank Numbers Capacity in Litres
Overhead Tank 12 4518000
Ground level Sump 2 450000
HDPE Tank 255 314500

Amaravathi River Bed

Details Numbers
infiltration well 5
collection well 1
Motor – 60HP 4
Booster Motor 50HP 2
Sumpwell Booster motor 60 Hp 4
HT Transformer  160 Kw 1
Genset 125 KVA 1
Bore well 8” 5
Bore well  Motors 20 Hp 5
Infiltration well submersible motor 30 Hp 2