The expected sale of raw gas will fetch around Rs 5.95 crore over a period of 15 years and it will be part of the implementation of an action plan for the rejuvenation of polluted river stretches.
Siruvani is the primary sources of drinking water for Coimbatore. Since the onset of South West monsoon in June, the reservoir received heavy inflows.
Villagers said the pipes first sustained damage around two years ago when the panchayat road was being upgraded into a highway road.
According to sources, men of the community would, traditionally, stay at home for six months and venture out for fortune-telling during the next six months.
Kerala irrigation department was maintaining the maximum water level at 877.00m instead of 878.50m as stipulated in the interstate agreement.
Water supply is expected to be hit in parts of the national capital from Thursday onwards, informed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) through a public notice issued on Wednesday.
Highlighting that the June rainfall has been about 70 per cent less than the average showers recorded during the month in the previous year, the BMC appealed to citizens to use water judiciously.
A normal quantity of water is being supplied to Delhi from Haryana through the Carrier Lined Canal and the Delhi Sub Branch.
This refers to taking a legal water connection and subsequently taking a water connection from it which is not connected to any meter. Hence, water used in this manner goes unbilled,” he said.
The reservoirs received good inflow during Cyclone Nivar last year and due to intermittent rains after that and the combined water level of these reservoirs last year was 6.8 tmcft.
The Water Board completely wants to eliminate manual scavenging in Hyderabad by deploying the jetting machines.
According to Metro Water sources, in Ambattur area, groundwater pollution is highest near the lake and they constantly receive complaints from the area.
Apart from REC, the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) are the other nodal lending agencies for the Rs 3.03 lakh crore RDSS.
No immediate reaction was available from the Delhi government or the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Gupta's allegations.
However, the protesters said they submitted a memorandum thrice in the past 12 months, but no action was taken.
More than 500 workers belonging to the 200 Metro Water depots across the city staged a protest. Later, they were called in for talks by the police.
The Minister also discussed the construction of link roads in Hyderabad, Strategic Nala Development Programme and laying of roads.
Move to ensure accurate metre readings, timely delivery of bills & manhole monitoring
Sources said that as the villagers refused to vacate, the NLCIL management disconnected the water supply and power supply to the areas two weeks back.
The official also cited power cuts as one of the reasons for water supply constraints.