Taps go dry on second day in running

 Normal water supply likely from today

BHOPAL: Taps went dry in many colonies on the second consecutive days on Monday.  Large parts of the city, including E1 to E5 of Arera Colony, Trilanga, E-7 Extension, Janata Quarters and Nishatpura were the worst affected and faced water crisis on May 19.

For the last two days, entire Bhopal is facing acute water crisis because of disruption of water supply. Large number of residents of Arera Colony, Nehru Nagar, Char Imli, Gulmohar and other parts of the city had a tough time on Sunday. Residents of Arera Colony and  Shahpura also faced.

Few days ago, water could not be supplied to various parts of the city following power disruption in one of feeder lines. Also, repair work at pumps of the Narmada water distribution scheme had affected BHEL areas.Executive Engineer Avinash Shrivastava (Kolar) said, “Leakages have been repaired and from Tuesday morning water supply will be normal”.

Shrivastava said, “The leaks developed a few days ago. There were three leakages, one major and two minor. One minor leak was detected in the pipeline near Kajlikheda village and another similar leak was in supply line near the dam. But all the leaks were repaired and pumps have also been on and water supply will be normal from Tuesday”.

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