The scheme, which was announced on Twitter on July 26, aims to cut down on the waiting period while booking a water lorry from Metrowater. The new scheme, on the contrary, will assure water supply to the household within two days of booking.
While the city has been reeling under an acute water crisis which peaked this summer, residents of Kasimedu in North Chennai have been hit hard due to erratic Metrowater supply and no means to pay for expensive private tankers who have doubled their prices since the crisis began in Chennai.
Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG), the brainchild of Ramesh Kumar, T Pradeep and Ankit Nagar, who founded Vayujal Technologies Pvt Ltd in September 2017, harness the moisture in the air to provide potable water.
The FM has rightly spoken of a “focus on integrated demand and supply side management of water at the local level, including source sustainability and management of household wastewater for reuse in agriculture”.
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Water availability in dams/rivers and crop pattern in drought-prone districts across Maharashtra will be mapped to make course corrections in water supply. Strict water audit in 14 drought-hit districts is on the cards.
The city,which has been reeling under drinking water crisis,can breathe easy for a few weeks as the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) is likely to maintain its alternate day supply following fresh inflow in three major dams.