The following Map shows the Hardness variation over Sri Lankan land.

ground water hardness

 

PILOT PROGRAMMME ON PROVIDING HOUSE CONNECTION
AKURANA – THELAMBUGAHAWATTA AND AMPITIYA WSS.

Pioneering the best practices of professional plumbing culture, attributed by NVQ compliances, the GKWSP PMO is serving in the capacity of a Helmsman, steers the NRW preventing strategy for the conservation of treated pipe-borne water. The project at its growing maturity with the blessings of completion of Phase I stage I, has been anticipating gradual return-on-investment since inception, while adhering to the main objective, “to establish a proper pipe laying practice within NWSDB in concentrating within the given criteria”.

Under the Stage II, the scope ensures accountability on maintaining safety, wastage, proper tool handling, utilize branded & superior accessories, plumber activity check list, self-quality assurance, consumer feedbacks and managing stakeholders, initiating the line excavation to utility service handing over at consumer premises.

Those well documented annexures provided for the Pilot Programme is a comprehensive literature prepared by the technical and administrative teams of GKWSP, are composed of specifications, safety arrangements, technical drawings, BOQs, bidding documents and terms & conditions. Each piece of information carries in depth guidance to the contractor or the technical person or any stakeholder including the potential consumer. The whole purpose of providing declaration formats for pipe fitter/contractor and consumer (checklists) ensures that all tasks are done in a sequence, adopting proper methods and tools. And also it avoids contradictions between the two parties while consumer receives a quality Goods and Services at the end of handing over of the utility at expected standard.

The House Connection Report emphasizes that, “In this perspective, water conservation is very important in order to save the national wealth. NRW component in water supply schemes which marked as more than 50% in some areas has to be minimized. If it is possible to save the NRW component, at least for certain extent, the present coverage could be expanded without constructing new water supply schemes which saves huge capital to the nation.” This gives us such an impression, the effort delivered to minimize the wastage while adopting appropriate specifications during the processes defined is extremely important in the present context.

Following documents were prepared by the GKWSP for the introduction of the new scheme.

Technical Bid

Sequence

Location of  Service Meter & Distribution Pipe

Link
1 Same side of the Road Click here...
2 Opposite side of the Road Click here...
     
  Location of Service Meter & Connection Pipe  
3 Running over a Retaining Wall Click here...
4 Running  across a Concrete Dam (Type 01) Click here...
5 Running across a Concrete Dam (Type 02) Click here...
6 Running across a Earth Drain Click here...
7 Running along the flight of steps (Stairs) Click here...
8 *Service Connection along the steps (type 02) Click here...
9 Running above the Sloped Rock surface Click here...
10 Running above the Horizontal angled Rock surface Click here...
 11 Running above the Stream Click here...
  Consumer Premises (Service Meter)  
a Water Meter Mounting Unit Click here...
b Water Meter assembly Unit Click here...
c Main Line Connection & 20mm HDPE pipe laying trench Click here...
     

Sequence

Description

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1

Terms and Conditions

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2 Specifications Click here...
3 Important outcomes  
   (a)House Connections Report Click here...
   (b)House Connection Cost Click here...
4 Financial Bid  
     Annexure I Click here...
     Annexure II Click here...
 5 Drawings