Fire tenders sprinkle water on trees to control pollution in Delhi

As many as 52 fire tenders were at work to spray water on trees in Delhi from noon to 4 pm today, said an official from the department.

Published: 09th November 2017 06:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th November 2017 07:58 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Fire Services today sprinkled water on trees across the national capital as part of measures to control pollution.

As many as 52 fire tenders were at work to spray water on trees in Delhi from noon to 4 pm today, said an official from the department.

The exercise would also continue tomorrow, he added.

In Delhi, pollutants touched calamitous levels as a thick grey smog hung low across the region over the past few days, prompting the authorities to take a number of steps, including the rolling out of odd-even car rationing scheme from November 13.

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