GOVERNMENT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
IRRIGATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Urban Water Supply

URBAN WATER SUPPLY SCHEME

Water Supply system of towns in H.P. is quite old and there is an urgent need to carry out the rehabilitation/augmentation of these old schemes. There are 57 towns in the State of which water supply to 6 towns namely Yol, Kasauli, Subathu, Dagshai, Dalhausie and Bakloh is being looked after by Cantonment Board in Parwanoo by H.P. Housing Board and 1 Palampur by Municipal Committee, Palampur. It is important to mention that in Shimla and Solan , the distribution system is being maintained by the respective Urban Local Bodies.

Augmentation of water supply schemes of 44 towns have been completed. These towns are Shree Naina Devi Jee, Nadaun, Rampur, Una, Chowari, Kangra, Jawalamukhi, Nahan, Rohru, Santokhgarh, Mehatpur, Dehra, Chamba, Rewalsar, Arki, Daulatpur, Jogindernagar, Manali, Kullu, Kotkhai, Sujanpur, Ghumarwin, Chopal, Suni, Palampur, Gagret, Nagrota, Hamirpur, Mandi, Nalagarh, Narkanda,Nurpur, Paonta,Theog, Dalhousie, Shah Talai, Rajgarh, Sarkaghat, Bhota,Solan,Bhunter,Jubbal and Dharamshala.

WATER SUPPLY SCHEME FOR SHIMLA TOWN

Water supply scheme for Shimla town was constructed in the year 1875. Thereafter, its augmentation was done in 1889, 1914, 1923, 1974,1982,1992 and 2008.

On an average 40 MLD Water is Supplied to Shimla town.