Mumbai: Fire At BMC's Pise Water Pumping Station Disrupts Water Supply In Eastern Suburbs

Mumbai: Fire At BMC's Pise Water Pumping Station Disrupts Water Supply In Eastern Suburbs

This incident has impacted the water supply in the eastern part of eastern suburbs, as well as the water supply from Golanji, Fosbery, Raoli, and Bhandarwada reservoirs in the city.

SHEFALI PARAB-PANDITUpdated: Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 01:30 AM IST
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A fire broke out at BMC's Pise Water Pumping Station on Monday evening, affecting the water supply across several parts of the city and suburbs. The water supply to some parts of the city and the eastern suburbs has been disrupted since midnight. While the remain parts of the city and suburbs will face a 30% water cut. 

The BMC supplies 3,900 MLD of water to the city, which is purified at the filtration plant at Bhandup complex and Pise. A fire broke out in transformer no. 2 at Pise pumping station in the evening on Monday. So, the electricity in the Pise was immediately disconnected, which resulted in affecting the functioning of all the pumps. The BMC administration has urged citizens to cooperate and utilize water resources judiciously during this period. "The efforts are to repair the water pumps to restore the water supply," said a civic official. 

These areas will not receive water....

Mulund east and west, Bhandup east, Nahur east and Vikhroli east, Ghatkopar east, Sarvoday Nagar, Narayan Nagar, Mankhurd, Chembur, Govandi, Parel, Wadala, Matunga, Byculla, Dongri, Colaba - Fort. 

30% cut...

All parts of western suburbs - Bandra, Khar, Santacruz, Vile Parle, Andheri, Jogeshwari, Goregaon, Malad, Kandivali, Borivali, Dahisar and other parts of city and eastern suburbs.

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