Metro rail work to hit water supply

Published: 18th July 2013 12:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th July 2013 12:51 PM   |  A+A-

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited has proposed to divert the water mains and to interconnect the work with newly laid main at GST Road near Meenambakkam.

Due to this, there may be interruption in water supply said Managing Director, Chennai Metrowater. He further stated that the Chennai Metro Rail Limited has proposed to divert the existing 600mm dia and 450mm dia water transmission main and to  interconnect the  same with   newly laid main at G.S.T. road near Meenambakkam. 

The interconnection work will be carried out from 9 am on July 19 to 9 am on July 20.  Due to this interconnection work there will be no piped water supply during the above said period in the areas such as Alandur, Adambakkam, Balaji Nagar, B.V.Nagar, Nanganallur and K.K.Nagar in Alandur Area, Contonment Board, Officers Training Academy, Meenambakkam, Indian Airforce Station, Pammal Municipality, Anakaputhur Municipality, Pozhichalur Village Panchayat, Cowl Bazaar Village Panchayat, Munavar Avenue (Part of Pallavaram), Kannabiran Koil Street (Part of Pallavaram).

The public are  requested to store sufficient quantity of water in advance and also may contact the following numbers for the supply of water through water tankers for urgent requirements.

Area Engineer – XII 8144930912

Deputy Area Engineer - 8144930266

Assistant  Engineer/Alandur WDS 8144930365

Junior Engineer/Tanker Lorry 8144930315

Head Office (Complaint Cell) 28454040, 45674567

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