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Drinking Water Supply in NDMC Area Reduced by Up to 60 Pc: Civic Body Member to Delhi CM

Drinking water is equipped within the space by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). (File picture/Reuters)

New Delhi Municipal Council member claimed that the common provide of potable water to NDMC is 125 MLD whereas the availability acquired within the final 10 days was solely 6070 MLD, thus affecting main hospitals in addition to colleges within the space

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  • Last Updated:May 24, 2022, 15:49 IST
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New Delhi Municipal Council member Kuljeet Singh Chahal has written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claiming that the consuming water provide within the civic physique’s space has been diminished by as much as 60 per cent for a fortnight. Chahal claimed that the common provide of potable water to NDMC is 125 MLD whereas the availability acquired within the final 10 days was solely 60-70 MLD, thus affecting main hospitals in addition to colleges within the space. Drinking water is equipped within the space by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). An instant response was not accessible from DJB officers on the problem.

“NDMC area is having very less potable water, nearly about 50-60 per cent since the last more that 10 days. The static population of NDMC is about 2.3 lacs and floating population is more than 18 lakhs. It is also to inform that due to such short supply, not only the general public is getting affected but also major hospitals, including AIIMS, Safdarjung, RML, Lady Harding, in addition to all schools under NDMC where board exams are in progress,” Chahal mentioned within the letter.

“Due to the short supply, public toilets are also getting affected and creating inconvenience to the users,” he added. The DJB had mentioned in an announcement on Saturday that attributable to depletion of pond degree at Wazirabad, and most doable diversion from CLC (Carrier Lined Channel) in the direction of Wazirabad, and circulate fluctuation in DSB (Delhi Sub-Branch) and CLC, in addition to extreme floating supplies in CLC or DSB at consumption Haiderpur, the clear water manufacturing has been affected from water remedy vegetation at Haiderpur phase-I, phase-II, and Bawana. The CLC and DSB convey water from Haryana to Delhi. NDMC areas are residence to the excessive and mighty of the nation, together with Union ministers and parliamentarians moreover many prime industrialists. Parliament House, workplaces of all of the ministries, Supreme Court, High Court and residences of Supreme Court judges, senior bureaucrats and senior army officers are additionally in NDMC areas.

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