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MAINTENANCE SCHEMES

 Operation and Maintenance of CWSS:

As per GO MS No 84 / MA &WS dt.10.03.94 the Combined Water Supply Schemes (CWSS) implemented in Tamil Nadu covering more than one Local Body are being maintained by TWAD Board.

Schemes under Maintenance of TWAD Board:

Number of Schemes under maintenance.  554 
Beneficiaries (Civic status-wise) 
Corporation Municipalities Town Panchayats Rural Habitations Industries / Commercial Organisations; Population
8 69 330 47495 534 42594643

 Maintenance pattern:

The schemes are maintained by 30 Divisions of TWAD Board spread over all districts of Tamil Nadu. TWAD Board maintains the infrastructure of Head Works ,Pumping Stations and Pumping Mains upto delivery of water to the Over Head Tanks of the Beneficiaries. Maintenance of Over Head Tanks and the local distribution system is taken care by the Local Body. The operating staff are engaged as per the norms fixed by the Board vide BP no 45 dt 29.05.2007. As ordered in the GO (D) NO:455 MA&WS (WS1) Department dt 05.11.2006 , TWAD Board has placed all the Maintenance Divisions and Sub-Divisions incharge of maintaining the CWSS under the Direct Administrative control of the respective District Collectors, retaining the technical control with TWAD Board.

Annual Maintenance Estimate is prepared and sanctioned every year. The major heads of these estimates are Salary of Operating & Supervisory staff, Electrical Energy cost and Royalty charges to other Departments, if applicable. Other minor heads are repairs & renewals, vehicle propulsion charges, cost of chemicals and Telephone charges.

The maintenance expenditure for these CWSS is met out from the water charges collected at a rate of Rs. 4.50 per kilo litre for Municipalities and erstwhile Urban Town Panchayats (now Town Panchayats) and at Rs. 3.00 per kilo litre for Village Panchayats and erstwhile Rural Town Panchayats (now Town Panchayats) fixed by the Government vide GO MS no 136 / MA & WS (WS4) Dept dt 03.10.2002. The tariff for Industries/Commercial Institutions vary from Rs10/KL to Rs.60/KL depending on the category of the beneficiary unit as per BP MsNo.115 dt 20.12.2006. These are subject to revision time to time.The proposal for revision of tariff structure is under consideration in Government.

 TARIFF STRUCTURE:

(As per GO (MS) No. 338 MA&WS (WS4)Department dt 18.10.2004.)

 For Rural Local Bodies : Rs. 3.00 / KL
 For Urban Local Bodies : Rs. 4.50 / KL
 For Industries / Commercial Organisations who have paid proportionate cost of CWSS : Rs. 15.00 / KL

(As per BP 115 dt 20.12.2006)

For Industries /Commercial Organisations who have NOT paid proportionate cost of CWSS

 Industries / Commercial Organisations : Rs. 60.00 /KL
 Hospitals : Rs. 50.00 / KL
 Educational Institutions : Rs. 30.00 / KL
 Orphanage & Homes : Rs 10.00 KL
DISTRICT WISE DETAILS OF CWSS MAINTAINED BY TWAD BOARD 
Sl.No. Name of District No.of CWSS Designed Qty in MLD Corporation Municipalities TP Rural Habns Private Beneficiaries Total No.of beneficiaries Population benefited
  CHIEF ENGINEER/VELLORE
1 Kanchipuram 19 29.53 0 3 5 163 14 185 846338
2 Tiruvallur 9 7.85 0 2 0 168 1 171 201933
3 Vellore 14 140.04 1 11 6 1100 1 1119 2113587
4 TVMalai 27 27.43 0 0 6 815 3 824 634281
5 Cuddalore 14 9.76 0 1 2 314 0 317 213055
6 Villupuram 7 16.09 0 1 4 155 0 160 563367
7 Dharmapuri 8 60.14 0 1 10 3524 1 3536 1711468
8 Krishnagiri 18 77.72 0 2 7 5109 4 5122 2026730
  TOTAL (NR) 116 368.56 1 21 40 11348 24 11441 8310759
  CHIEF ENGINEER/THANJAVUR
9 Trichy 26 110.81 1 3 9 1968 29 2010 1909285
10 Perambalur 5 13.20 0 1 1 316 1 319 331215
11 Ariyalur 7 25.13 0 1 1 954 0 956 718060
12 Pudukkottai 46 36.15 0 2 4 1348 6 1360 746292
13 Thanjavur 7 17.78 0 0 5 533 1 539 376034
14 Tiruvarur 4 19.56 0 2 1 401 0 404 407966
15 Nagapattinam 12 51.84 0 2 5 1548 7 1562 1177164
  TOTAL (ER) 107 274.47 1 11 26 7068 44 7150 5666016
  CHIEF ENGINEER/COIMBATORE
16 Coimbatore 11 296.85 1 0 35 1484 221 1741 5074876
17 Tiruppur 15 118.17 1 6 16 2610 6 2639 2055563
18 Salem 10 178.840 0 3 32 4490 15 4540 33,82,637
19 Erode 41 104.27 1 0 35 2780 35 2851 2117897
20 Karur 13 30.18 0 0 2 1444 2 1448 590843
21 Nilgris 1 1.774 0 0 0 114 0 114 39441
22 Namakkal 12 73.14 0 3 13 2277 17 2310 1546477
  TOTAL (WR) 103 803.22 3 12 133 15199 296 15643 14807734
  CHIEF ENGINEER/MADURAI
23 Madurai 8 69.26 1 3 8 2151 7 2170 1856496
24 Theni 24 49.58 0 2 12 345 5 364 834197
25 Dindigul 35 48.42 1 1 12 1655 2 1671 1315062
26 Sivagangai 33 21.93 0 1 4 1154 2 1161 546020
27 Ramnad 51 78.577 0 4 7 3323 13 3347 1883883
28 Virudunagar 14 57.44 0 6 9 1388 1 1404 1524332
29 Thoothukudi 24 137.520 1 2 13 1390 131 1537 1386159
30 Tirunelveli 27 120.142 0 5 29 1939 9 1982 2946499
31 Kanyakumari 12 55.330 0 1 42 535 0 578 1517486
  TOTAL (SR) 228 638.077 3 25 136 13880 170 14214 13712161
  GRANDTOTAL 554 2084.33 8 69 330 47495 534 48246 42594643
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