Water Supply

Cantonment Board Lucknow is entrusted with the responsibility of supplying wholesome water to all the residents of Cantonment area except to those for whom dedicated water supply from the MES exists. The Board maintains following infrastructure to cater the water supply requirements of public residing in Cantonment area Lucknow:

Source of water supply 

Through Cantt Board Tubewells

No. of shallow tubewells with pump

16 Nos.

No. of mini tubewells with 1HP
submersible pump

45 Nos.

No. of Over Head Tank

02 Nos. 
OHT No. 1 Capacity  900 KL
OHT No. 2 Capacity   1500 KL
 India Mark II Hand pumps   90 Nos.
 No. of water connections  2780 Nos.

Water supply is managed by the Board with the help of its own officials and employees

Water supply through Over Head Tank

Sadar Bazar

Water supply through Direct supply

RA Bazar, BC Bazar, RBI Bazar, LBI Bazar, Mall Avenue, Dilkusha staff qtrs

Per Capita availability of water

140 Liters per day

New Water Connection

 Water connections are provided by the Board for domestic and commercial purposes in Cantt area Lucknow. The procedure for new water connection is as follows: 

Acceptance of application form for new water
connection with duly attached documents
On any working day from 10:00 am to
05:00 pm
Acknowledgement of application  Within three working days from the
date of submission of application
Intimation to the applicant in case of any
deficiency in his application form
Site inspection  Within a day from acknowledgement
of application
Depositing prescribed fee alongwith road
cutting damage charges in Cantt fund
By the applicant on any working day
Water connection By Cantt Board authorized plumber
within three days from deposition of
prescribed fee and damage charges
by the applicant

NOTE: The applicant has to pay the charges for pipe, pipe fittings, labour charges etc required for new water connection in his premises.

Documents Required For New Water Connection

  • Application for New water connection
  • Agreement regarding new water connection on Non Judicial stamp paper of Rs 60/-
  • Copy of receipt of last paid house tax bill
  • Copy of address proof
  • NOC from landlord in case of water connection applied by tenant.
  • Undertaking of temporary water connection in case of application submitted by tenant.  

Charges For New Water Connection

Connection Fee 

Rs 500/-

Security Fee (refundable) 

Rs 500/-

Road cutting Damage Fee

As per actual site condition

Water Tankers

Water tankers of capacity 5000 Liters are provided to the public for function purpose only and are used for Gardening purpose in Cantt area Lucknow.

No. of Water Tankers     : 09 Nos.

Cost of Water Tanker 

Within Cantt Limits

Rs 255/- 

Telibagh, Udaiganj, Mall Avenue, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Neelmatha and Hussianganj

Rs 405/-


  • Residents should not install mono block pump in their main water connection pipeline.
  • Defective Bib Cocks, Taps etc should be replaced immediately to avoid wastage of water.
  • When washing dishes by hand, don't let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water.
  • Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.
  • Use sprinklers for large areas of grass. Water small patches by hand to avoid waste.
  • When you save water, you save money on your utility bills too. Saving water is easy 
  • The wastage of water should be avoided at all costs. for everyone to do.
  • Pay your water bills on time and regular basis.
  • Spread awareness regarding water conservation and rain water harvesting.