Surface Water Supply Project for Budge Budge Municipality

Budge Budge is a town within the South 24 Parganas and one of the fastest growing municipalities of KMA areas due to proximity to Kolkata Metropolis. Municipality is bounded by River Hooghly , part of Mahestala Municipality and Pujali Municipality . It is 36 Km away Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport Budge Budge municipality covers a area of 9.06 Sq.Km with 20 Wards . It is well connected with the city through South Suburban Eastern Railway and also by Roadway. Presently the wards are getting supply of piped water directly through ground water as source . Major part of water demand of Industrial , Commercial Institutional and Private establishments is met by treated water supplied by KMWSA from GRWW .

The Issue
  • To meet the inadequacy in potable water access to the resident.
  • Threat of arsenic contamination in the lower depth of aquifer.
  • Intermittent supply causing contamination problem.
  • Health improvement of the resident and time savings.
  • Minimization of wastage of water
  • To facilitate economic, industrial and commercial growth of the region as well as KMA.
Population Benefitted
87125 (year 2040) 20 Wards 9.06 Sq.Km Area
Components of the proposed Scheme
  1. 1 no. Pump House at GRWW
  2. 0.25 MG Underground Reservoir cum pump house at Budge Budge
  3. Laying of Dedicated Pumping Main from GRWW to UGR at Budge Budge : 12 Km
  4. nos. Elevated Service Reservoirs.
  5. Transmission Main from UGR to 6 Nos. ESRs : 6.5 Km
  6. Installations of Pumps and Pumping Machineries.
  7. 7. Distribution Main :51019M ( D.I Pipe ) and 43237 M ( P.E Pipe )
Target Envisaged
  • 24X7 Water supply
  • Per capita supply 135 lpcd
  • Stoppage of Ground Water exploration
  • 100% population coverage.