WATER AUDIT . Water Availability. Water is a prime natural resource Amount of fresh water available is nearly constant. Total Available water in AP 108.00 BCM Usable amount of water in AP 78 .00 BCM Current Utilisation in AP 65.169 BCM
Over exploitation of Ground Water.
Increasing competition among sectors.
Impact of climatic change.
Deterioration of water quality.
It is the need of the hour to have “more crop per drop”.
Water auditing is a systematic & scientific examination
of water accounts of the irrigation projects
Comprehensive water accounting method devised, with
water accounting at project level as well as at last
manageable unit i.e., section office level.
The water use efficiency arrived is compared with
the targeted one.
National Water Commission also recommended Water
Audit and Benching Marking in all Projects.
To compare the water use efficiency with
the targeted one for further improving
To check the water losses for saving and
To identify the best management practices
To generate healthy competition among
Godavari Delta System.
Krishna Delta System
Nagarjuna Sagar Project
Sri Ram Sagar Project.
Availability of water in the reservoirs
Percentage of actual evaporation to max.
Percentage of evaporation to gross utilisation
Water use pattern
Water use efficiency
Percentage of projected and actual
Percentage of water remained unutilised
to max. live storage
Proforma – 1 – Water Indent.
Proforma – 2 – Water releases
Proforma – 3 – Water utilization
Proforma – 4 – Rainfall and evaporation
Proforma – 5 – Staffing pattern & O&M Expn.
Proforma – 6 – Annual water account
Information for the previous five years and for
the current year is being collected for the pilot