Daily Water Production

  • Current situation of water supply in Rajshahi city

General Information

Total population: 5,51,630 people

Water demand: 113290 cubic meters/day (113.29 MLD) (daily 11.33 core liters)

Water subscriber number: 44,894 Nos. (Jan-2020)

Number of manpower: 297 people

Annual maintenance and maintenance cost: 2760.57 lakh taka 

Electric Bill : 1620.03 lakh taka

Cost of manpower : 368.48 lakh taka 

Other Expenses : 772.05

Annual water bill (demand): 782.43 lakh taka

Yearly income: 507.42 lakh taka

Production and distribution:

Total water production: 95000 cubic meters/day ( 95.00 MLD) (9.5 core liters daily)

Underground Water Production – 89.00 MLD (94%)

Surface Water Production – 6.00 MLD (6%)

Water supply pipeline line network: 712.50 km

Number of generating tube-wells: 103

Daily production of water: 205 (Liter per capita per day (lpcd)

Water service:

Population covered by water supply: 4,63,370 people

The amount of sale of water: 61040 cubic meters/day (61.04 MLD) (6.10 core liters daily)

Service Guide:

Total coverage of the water (population woes): 84%

Water availability (Duration of supply): 12 hours / day

Daily usage of water per day: 135.70 (Liter per capita per day (lpcd)

Sanitation coverage: 0%

Performance Guidelines:

Non-Revenue Water (NRW): 33.78%

Operating ratio : 3.57

Water Tariff Recovery Rate: 64.85%

Manpower/1000 water connection: 7.08

Water production cost: 7.88 taka/1000 liter

Average water tariff : 4.18 taka/1000 liter