The Delhi Jal Board will be soon floating multiple tenders to initiate the scheme of 24x7 water supply projects in the city.
If the water level touches 1,762.75 feet, the Board will alert the Rangareddy and Hyderabad district administration, along with the GHMC and police to secure any hutments or encroachments.
The Chennai Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB) says it has applied for CTE (Consent to Establish) for its modular sewage treatment plant (STP) on Spurtank Road.
Delhi Jal Board vice chairman Raghav Chadha on Wednesday took stock of the water utility’s online tanker management system and grievance redressal helpline.
The water level at Wazirabad pond should be 674.5 feet. It has come down to 667 feet. The entire river has dried up.
He said there has been a dip in the levels at the Wazirabad pond and a drop in operational capacity at Chandrawal and Wazirabad, Okhla water treatment plants due to Haryana.
According to an official statement issued from the Jal Shakti Ministry, an average of 85.53 per cent tap water connections have been provided in all the 15 AES-reporting districts so far.
Adesh Gupta alleged that the AAP came to power in Delhi promising to eliminate tanker mafia active under the then Congress government but now the same mafia is still ruling the roost.
Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta said that Arvind Kejriwal has no right to remain the chief minister of Delhi if he cannot provide clean, drinking water to people of the city.
As a result drinking water supply is enhanced to 58 million gallons per day (MGD) from 52 MGD in 64 divisions of the corporation, say officials.
The project caters to three municipalities 17 town panchayats and 7,639 rural habitations where over 11.94 lakh people were found to have skeletal or dental fluorosis.
As water pipelines have been laid in most of the added areas, the Chennai Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board is now planning to increase the water supply.
The city gets water from Shiva Anaicut reservoir along Cauvery river, travelling a distance of over 100 km, before the water reaches the TK Halli reservoir by gravity.
The BWSSB is fixing a leakage in the main transmission water pipeline from Thorekadanahalli (TK Halli) to the city.
Jal Board advised the public to make judicious use of water and water tankers shall be available on-demand in certain areas.