Complaint

Village Water & Sanitation Committee (VWSC)

In the rural areas as per the instruction/guideline of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), once a Rural Water Supply Scheme is completed and commissioned, the operation and maintenance of the scheme is to be handed over to the VWSC.

The VWSC should comprise of about 6-12 members including:

         · Members of the Gram Panchayat

         · 50% Women

         · Representatives of all habitation

         · Representatives of SCs, STs and poorer section of the village.

The VWSC acts as a standing committee of the GP. The President of the VWSC can be Sarpanch/President of the GP or an elected member as decided by the Gram Sabha.

Resposibilities of VWSC are:

        · Operation and maintenance of Water Supply Schemes.

        · Monitoring of Water Quality

        · Collection of Water cess

        · Interact with PHED as and when required.

PARAMETERS OF SAFE DRINKING WATER

Water is defined as safe if it is free from biological contamination (guinea worm, cholera, typhoid etc.) and within permissible limits of chemical contamination (excess fluoride, brackiness, iron, arsenic, nitrates etc) as per IS 10500:2012.

Sl.No.

 Water Quality Parameter

 Allowable Limit

1

 Appearance

 Colourless

2

 Odour

 None

3

 Turbidity

 No Turbidity

4

 pH

 6.5-8.5

5

 Alkalinity(maximum)

 600 mg/l

6

 Hardness(maximum)

 600 mg/l

7

 Chloride(maximum)

 1000 mg/l

8

 Fluoride(maximum)

 1.5 mg/l

9

 Iron(maximum)

 1.0 mg/l

10

 Residual chlorine(minimum)

 0.2 mg/l

11

 Total dissolved solids(maximum)

 2000 mg/l

 

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