Water Supply

Dehuroad Cantonment Board has commenced its own water supply scheme with Pawana River as source in the year 2007, having Head works with Pump House in Rev. Sy. No. 7 of village Mamurdi on the left bank of river near Mamurdi-Gahunje bridge. From where, raw water is lifted and through M.S. pipes of 609.1 mm dia, 7.1 mm thick of length 3000m brought up to Water Treatment Plant having capacity of 16 MLD located at GLR Sy. No. 85 near Shivaji Vidyalaya.It has an intake well where there are 3 pumps of 150HP Capacity for lifting of water from the Pawana river, and 4 GSR’s, where water is stored 1 treatment plant which includes 2 pumps of 125HP capacity. At WTP, the water has get treated / purified and sent to the GSRs located on hillock behind Cantt. General Hospital from where supply is done through pipe line distribution network in Cantt. Area by gravity.From the existing scheme, about 75% of Cantt. Area is being supplied the treated potable water. However, due to non-availability of proper water rising mains & Pipe line distribution network, 25% area still depends on water supply from PCMC and MIDC.

The supply of water to the residents of the Cantonment area works in three stages, as mentioned below

Supplying of treated water to the residents through gravity.

Water Connections

Water connections are provided for domestic, non domestic and commercial purposes. The procedure to get a new water connection is as follows, However the Board has previously decided not to issue Private Water Connection to the structures on Govt. Land (i.e Encroachment )

The procedure for getting new water connection is as below
  • An application has to be submitted in the office to get a water connection form of Rs.100/-
  • Submission of printed form duly filled with enclosures e.g. tax paid receipt etc.
  • On the report of concerned official from Engg. Section and after verifying all the documents, necessary approval will be obtained from the CEO to release private water connection.
  • An amount in the form of security has to be deposited in this office for the said connection
  • Issue of internal pipeline fitting letter by the office asking the applicant to lay the pipe line by any licensed plumber up to main line.
  • After completing internal fitting, reply should be submitted by the applicant to the office.
  • Preparation of estimate by the Engg. Section of the office for proposed connection and issue of letter for depositing the estimated cost.
  • Connection will be released on site by the Cantt. Board’s plumber only and certificate duly signed by him & the applicant will be filed in the office.

Charges concerned with water connections

Sr.No Description Amount
1. Deposit for domestic connection Rs 3500/-
2. Connection Fees Rs 500/-
3. Deposit for non domestic connection Rs 10,000/-
4. Deposit for commercial connection Rs 10,000/-
5. Domestic (Flat rate)                Rs.125/-p.m
  Maintenance charges Rs.10/-p.m
6. Non Domestic (Flat rate) Rs.800/p.m
  Maintenance charges Rs.10/-p.m
7. Commercial (Flat rate) Rs.1200/-p.m
  Maintenance charges Rs.10/-p.m
8. As per meter reading Rs.30/-per 1000 ltrs.
  Maintenance Charges Rs.10/- p.m.
9. Re-Connection Charges Rs.500/-
10. Water pipe line Shifting charges Rs.500/-
11. Changing of name of private water consumer Rs.500/-
12. Penalty charges
Fine for Regularisation of
10% on the arrears amount
13. Unauthorized water connections Rs.10,000/-
Future Planning

Recently, through the financial assistance for state Govt. of Maharashtra, a project to supply water to Datta Nagar & Siddhivinayak Nagari has been principally approved a tender procedure has also been completed .After getting regular sanction and required funds , the same will be completed in near future.

Citizens Responsibility

Dos and Don’ts using potable water

  1. Citizen should not install online booster pumps / appliances.
  2. Citizens should replace old, corroded, rusted or leaking service lines linked with Cantonment Board main distribution lines.
  3. Service pipe should be laid away from GI’s and sewer lines to avoid contamination of water.
  4. The pvt.overhead tank should be in proper usable condition .
  5. The pvt.underground / overhead tanks should be cleaned periodically.
  6. Filtered water should not be used for :- Washing of animals or vehicles or for any trade, manufacture or business or fountains, swimming pools etc. construction / repair work of any kind, Gardening, farming, irrigation or washing street etc.
  7. The underground / overhead tanks should have proper ball cocks / valves to avoid wastage of water through overflow.
  8. Citizen should switch to smaller cistern of 4 to 10 ltrs capacity. These are easily available in the market.
  9. The leaking bib cocks / stop cocks be got replaced to avoid wastage of water.
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