Water Diwali was organized under the joint auspices of MEPMA and VMC as per the instructions of the Union Ministry of Urban Development and Housing at KL Rao Head Water Works in Bhavanipuram.
The corporation warned of criminal action against people who spread fake news about the quality of water.
DK Shivakumar said that an order has been issued to reserve 24 tmcft of Cauvery water annually for drinking purposes in Bengaluru and its surrounding areas.
Frequent leakages and ruptures in the drinking water pipelines in Cheran Nagar at Kavundampalayam has irked the residents as the drinking water supply gets delayed in the area.
Vivek, who moved to Bristol to take a master’s course in environmental policy and management, also started plogging on the streets of the UK.
However, the glamour fades away in the sector’s Nanda block, Mahavir Enclave, where residents continue to grapple with water woes.
They also inspected an Open Space Reservation (OSR) site at SIP colony and reviewed the proposal to turn it into a playground.
Deputy Director of Health Service Dr P Aruna said the health department will inspect institutions for hygiene and cleanliness of drinking water facilities.
Similarly, tender was floated for projects worth Rs 262.68 crore and Rs 786.67 crore in Angul and Sundargarh districts.
This move is particularly crucial as the Prakasam district has been grappling with water scarcity across its 14 mandals and five Assembly constituencies.
Around 12.3 lakh people will benefit from the initiative of the state government.
The Water board officials said that the benefits of the project is the present per capita supply of 75 to 100 litre per capita per day (LPCD) will be improved to150 LPCD.
“Chembarambakkam lake is full now. Surplus water is flowing from Poondi lake to the sea. So Chennai is very very safe and there will be no drinking water problem", he said.
The village 'nattamai', M Viyagappan, led the petitioners to submit the petition. More than 300 people submitted their petitions to the district administration during the meeting.
Speaking to the press, Nehru said drinking water to 75% of the areas in Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Tenkasi, and Kanniyakumari are being supplied without any issue.
Due to illegal mining, there is a water scarcity in Kollidam river for the past 25 years, Gajendran alleged.
As per the official data, works to the tune of Rs 26,719 crore have been sanctioned under JJM towards drinking water projects in 26 districts.
Ariyalur district encompasses 201 village panchayats that rely exclusively on overhead water tanks for drinking water.
Though the construction works started in 2019, due to various reasons, including delay in getting required permissions, unavailability of suitable land, and the Covid-19 pandemic, the project got dela
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