Water Supply


Source Palar River Bed
Location Karai Village
Distance 3 K.M
Year of Commissioning 1958
Installed Capacity 7.62 MLD
Designed upto ultimate with population 2011
Head works infiltration well 4 Nos
Gallery Well 1 No
Collection Well 2 Nos (Turbine Centrifugal)

No.of Over Head Tanks with capacity

Weekly shandy 14.00 Lakhs Litre
Near I.V.P.M (MBT Road) 10.00Lakhs Litre
 Near S.M.H(Kellys Road) 2.75 Lakhs Litre
Navalpur 4.00 Lakhs Litre
Pinji Jayaram Nagar 3.00 Lakhs Litre
Jayarampet 0.60 Lakh Litre
Lamba Colony 5.00 Lakhs Litre
TNHB, Ranipet 2.00 Lakhs Litre


41.35 Lakhs Litre
No. of Distribution Zone 11. Nos
Pumping Main 9.97 K.M
Total Distribution Main 64.324 K.M

Motors Details

Head works 50H.P Turbine 1 No
50 H.P Centrifugal 2 Nos.
Infiltration Well No.1 10  H.P
Infiltration Well No.1 10 H.P
Infiltration  Well No.2 15 H.P
Infiltration  Well No.3 10 H.P
Infiltration   Well No.4 15 H.P
Generator 180 KVA 1 No

Pumping Details

Head works 3.302 MLD
Mini Power Pump 0.054 MLD
Hand Pump Bore Well 0.034 MLD
Total 3.39 MLD
LPCD Frequency 90
Frequency Alternate Days
No.of Mini Power Pump 142 Nos
No.of Hand Pump Bore Well 47 Nos
No.of Open Wells 26 Nos
No.of  Water Supply Lorry  1 No

House Service  Connections

Domestic 7470
Non Domestic 276
Industrial 13
Total 7759
House Service Domestic Deposit Rs.5000/-
Non Domestic &  Industrial Deposit Rs.8000/-
Domestic Rs.100/- month
Non Domestic Rs.150/- month
Industrial Rs.250/- month