STROM WATER DRAIN
Strom Water Drainage
The existing drainage condition of Kallakurichi Municipality consists of man – made drainage system (storm water open drains). man – made storm water drains are partly connected with nearby Channels.
The existing storm water drains characterized by the low carrying capacity due to encroachments in the urban area, which reduces the regular flow and add constraint to the existing drainage system.
Municipal Storm Water Drainage System
Moreover, the Urban Local Body also provides pucca water drainage facility in the major portion of the town. The existing storm water drains mainly carry the wastewater disposal and in many places the storm water drains are functioning as wastewater drains, which create environmental problems and need regular maintenance by the ULB.
Total length of Storm water drains required as per norms 106.622 Km.
At present Total length of Storm Water Drain maintained by 75.680 Km.
Total Road length 79.823 Km.
The observation relating to storm water drainage facility indicates inadequate planning and designing, as majority of the drains are provided in bits and pieces without any integration between the drains, this is due to the presence of scattered development and undulated terrain condition in Kallakurichi town. 5 Km length of storm water drain is to be formed newly for which the cost of estimate is worked out of Rs. 25.00 lakhs.