Handbook on Works Audit -Water supplyOffice of the Principal Accountant General (Civil Audit) Chennai
Preparation of Project Report.d.
Preparation of detailed plans and estimates.
The report should include a brief description about the topography,geological and hydro geological features of the community, existing water supplyarrangement and need for the project. Further the report should discuss and include the following aspects also.i.
Identification of the area to be served with details of present population, existing water supply and sanitation facilities.ii.
Identification of the water requirement for various needs.iii.
Estimation of water requirement for various needs.iv.
Identification of the possible alternate projects and rough costestimation them (if possible) for installation.v.
Details of engineering survey to be conducted and probabletime and personnel required for carrying out the survey.vi.
Cost of the engineering survey.An index map to a scale of 1 cm= 2km, a schematic diagram and a layout plan to a scale of 1 cm = 250m should be included in the report.
The data required to be collected for the preparation of Project reportinitially and for the preparation of construction plans and detailed estimates later,comprises of the following.i)
Census population figures for the town for atleast five precedingdecades.ii)
Present rate of water supply and factors that will affect future and industrial demand.iii)
Details of existing water supply and sewerage, electric and telephonefacilities, the quality and quantity of existing water supply under average and adverse conditions and conditions of existing mains.iv)
Field survey and leveling work connected with source development,location for treatment plants, pumping stations and servicereservoirs, alignment of transmission main and preparation of detailed maps for the distribution system with contours.v)
Master plan for that area.Further data to be collected for each of the component are as detailed below.
Sanitary survey for 10 km upstream and 2 kmdownstream of the proposed works to locate source of pollution, cremation ground etc.,
Water sampling and quality analysis.
Minimum discharge in the river.