GOVERNMENT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
IRRIGATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

SEWERAGE

Sewerage Sector

As towns in the State mostly serve as health resorts, environment improvement assume special significance particularly to avoid pollution of the rivers and other water bodies of the State. Secondly, to abolish carrying of night soil on head load and scavenging system in the country/states, the Government has given top priority to connect dry latrine system into water pour system. Hence, the sewerage programme has assumed immense importance. Under this programme sewerage facilities are proposed to be provided in all towns of the State.

13 sewerage schemes have been completed ( Shimla,Palampur, Mandi, Jawalamukhi Shri Naina Devi Ji, Chamba, Bilaspur, Rohroo, Ghumarwin, Manali, Joginder nagar, Arki, Rampur and 2 rural schemes (Reckong-Peo and Sarahan). The work on 24 schemes is in progress ( Una, Solan, Sundernagar, Paonta, Sarkaghat, Kullu, Mehatpur, Santokhgarh, Dalhousie, Chowari, Bhuntar, Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Nagrota, Jubbal , Sujanpur, Nadaun, Kotkhai, Narkanda, Theog, Nurpur, Suni and Dehra).

It is proposed to commission sewerage scheme Sarkaghat and Sujanpur during the year 2010-11.