During the shutdown, no supply would be possible from Boosting Station to Master Water supply Zone-II which includes mainly sector 17, 29, 42, 43, Sushant Lok-I, MG Road, DLF Phase-I, II, III and surrounding areas.
“This is to inform that special repair of a pipeline near IFFCO Chowk from Boosting Station, Sector 16, has been scheduled for 04.07.2019.... and water supply will be affected from 7 am to 7 pm,” states the public notice.
The NDA government in Maharashtra is mulling over to reduce 'excess' water supply for agriculture to Baramati, the hometown of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, as it believes that the area has been getting more water due to political influence.
Across the state, so far 19 dams have zero water stock, including Khadakpurna and Pentakli (Buldhana); Gosikhurd (Bhandara); Dina (Gadchiroli); Bham and Punegaon (Nashik); Pimpalgaon, Ghod and Temghar (Pune); Bhima (Solapur); Kundali Tata and Lonavala Tata.
“After the senior citizen, others in the area voiced that they had to go to as far as Badlapur to pay their bills. When I went to speak to the officers, I was told there is no manpower,” he further said, adding, “the officers are hardly there in their chairs during working hours.”
The Delhi Jal Board (DJB), in a statement, said, “Due to closure of Upper Ganga Canal, raw water is being lifted from Yamuna Intake... High content of ammonia has been found in the water lifted from Yamuna."