HYDERABAD: Hyderabad and its surrounding areas are set to get more drinking water with the near-completion of Godavari Water Supply Project, Phase-I and Krishna Water Supply project Phase-III. An addition of 262 Million Gallons of water per Day (MGD) will be made to the current supply of 340 MGD, taking the total to 602 MGD. Keeping this scenario, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has taken up a demand survey for drinking water supply connections.
Water Board officials said that consumers who require water supply connections can submit details about their requirement at www.hyderabadwater.gov.in.
Consumers can apply under different categories like individual households, housing colonies, apartments and complexes, gated community, commercial establishments, institutions and IT companies and industrial units. They can also contact the General Managers (Engineering) of 17 Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Divisions.
If the premise is located in a habitation, the applicants should identify the name of the village or Nagar Panchayat. Based on the location information provided by consumer, the name of HMWS&SB, O&M Division will be displayed. Consumers have to to select the category from the list, if it is not in the list, specify the actual category under others.
For other than bulk consumers, the applicant should indicate the number of occupants so that quantity of water supply required per day can be assessed and should also indicate quantity of water under bulk consumers based on customer requirements per day.
Customers should also detail the current status of water supply in the premises such as individual borewell, community borewell, Rural Water Supply (RWS) surface water, RWS HMWS&SB source, RWS borewell or public stand posts etc.