Water Supply

Source Thirumoorthi Dam
Palar River
Location Thirumoorthi Nagar
Distance 14 K.M.
Year of Commissioning 1963, 1996
Installed capacity 14.21 MLD
Designed up to ultimate with population  –
Head works infiltration well
Gallery Well
Collection Well
No. of Over Head Tanks with Capacity
1.Vasavi Nagar 8.00
2.Gandhi nagar 2.50
3.Gangatharan Layout-1 6.00
4.Gangatharan layout -2 10.00
5.Ramasamy Nagar-1 6.00
6.Ramsamy nagar-2 2.50
7.D.V.Pattinam-1 10.00
8.D.V.Pattinam-2 1.58
9.Gandhi nagar 2.50
No. of Distribution Zone 9 Nos.
Length of Pumping Main 14.86 K.M.+17.78 K.M
Total Distribution Main 113 K.M.
Total No. of Public Fountain 174 Nos.
Motors Details- Booster
Thirumoorthi nagar
20HP Centrifugal Motor – 2 Nos
50 HP Centrifugal motor – 2 Nos.
Fillter bed
60 HP – 2
Generator (KVA) 30,75,125 KV
Pumping Details  
Head works 8.40 MLD
Local Sources 0.45 MLD
Total 8.85 MLD
LPCD Frequency 135 LPCD
Frequency Daily
No. of Mini Power Pump 78 Nos.
No. of Hand Pump Bore Well 117 Nos.
No. of Open Wells 2 Nos.
No. of Water Supply Lorry 2 Nos.
Total No. of House Service Connections
Domestic  9976 Nos.
Non Domestic 547 Nos.
Industrial 12
Total 10535 Nos.
House Service Deposit Domestic Rs.10000/-
Non Domestic Rs.20000/-
Industrial Rs.20000/-
Tariff Domestic Rs.122/- Month
Non Domestic Rs.240/- Month
Industrial Rs.240/- Month