According to the 58th Round of National Sample Survey, 73.6%
of urban households have access to tap water, 19.6% households have access to
tubewell and hand pump and 5.1% have access to pump. However, there are 11 Nos.
of towns/cities across the country which have no piped water supply
(ANNEXURE-I). There is no town in Tamil
Nadu, where the households do not have access to tap water.