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.
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.